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[Veritas-bu] netbackup changing ctime of files

2001-12-20 11:25:04
Subject: [Veritas-bu] netbackup changing ctime of files
From: larry.kingery AT veritas DOT com (Larry Kingery)
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2001 11:25:04 -0500 (EST)
When NetBackup backs up a file, that changes the atime.  The ctime is
changed when NBU resets the atime to it's original value.

See USE_CTIME_FOR_INCREMENTALS and DO_NOT_RESET_FILE_ACCESS_TIME for
info on changing the atime and not the ctime

=?iso-8859-1?Q?Jonas=5FBl=E5berg?= writes:
> hello! 
> 
> It seems like the Solaris Netbackup client is modifying the inode for
> some reason, and that the ctime timestamp is therefore changed. Is there
> any way to get around this?
> 
> We are using tripwire to trace changes of files, but the tripwire logs
> are rather useless when every file exists in them.
> 
> 
> Is NetBackup changing the inode when resetting the atime? 
> 
> /jonas 
> 
> 
> Jonas Blåberg 
>   Cell Network Sverige AB 
>   Kruthusgatan 17,6 
>   S-411 04 Göteborg 
> jonas.blaberg AT cellnetwork DOT com 
> @office: +46-(0)31-707 69 85 
> [email protected]: +46-(0)709-95 00 68 
> 
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> <P><FONT SIZE=2 FACE="Arial">It seems like the Solaris Netbackup client is 
> modifying the inode for some reason, and that the ctime timestamp is 
> therefore changed. Is there any way to get around this?</FONT></P>
> 
> <P><FONT SIZE=2 FACE="Arial">We are using tripwire to trace changes of files, 
> but the tripwire logs are rather useless when every file exists in 
> them.</FONT></P>
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> <P><FONT SIZE=2 FACE="Arial">Is NetBackup changing the inode when resetting 
> the atime?</FONT>
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> <P><FONT SIZE=2 FACE="Arial">/jonas</FONT>
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> <P><FONT SIZE=2 FACE="Arial">Jonas Blåberg</FONT>
> 
> <BR><FONT SIZE=2 FACE="Arial">&nbsp; Cell Network Sverige AB</FONT>
> 
> <BR><FONT SIZE=2 FACE="Arial">&nbsp; Kruthusgatan 17,6</FONT>
> 
> <BR><FONT SIZE=2 FACE="Arial">&nbsp; S-411 04 Göteborg</FONT>
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> <BR><FONT SIZE=2 FACE="Arial">jonas.blaberg AT cellnetwork DOT com</FONT>
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> <BR><FONT SIZE=2 FACE="Arial">@office: +46-(0)31-707 69 85</FONT>
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> <BR><FONT SIZE=2 FACE="Arial">[email protected]: +46-(0)709-95 00 68</FONT>
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Larry Kingery 
                     Of couse, I could be wrong.

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