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Backup scripts for eDirectory on Linux

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In Brief

Scripts to backup eDirectory on Linux using either dsbk or ndsbackup.


Product Categories:
  • eDirectory
  • Functional Categories:
  • Identity & Security Management
  • Linux
  • Updated:31 Oct 2007
    Publisher:Brad Bartholomew


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    Here are two scripts for doing a backup of eDirectory on Linux using either dsbk or ndsbackup. Download the file and use the following instructions to implement.

    Installation instructions:

    1. Copy the edirbkup.tgz file to the root directory '/'. Extract the backup directory and scripts by executing the following command:
         #  tar zxvf edirbkup.tgz
    2. Modify the scripts by changing the variables to be specific to your server and eDirectory tree.
         #  vi
         #  vi
    3. Add an entry in crontab to schedule the script to run automatically. To run nightly you may use something like this:
         0 23 * * * /backup/
         30 23 * * * /backup/

    The scripts are designed to keep only the 7 most current backups. You can modify it to meet your needs.

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