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Posted by frymaster on Sat 10th Dec 19:17
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  1. #!/bin/bash
  3. #include-file is a list of paths to back up (e.g. /var/www)
  4. #exclude-file is a list of paths NOT to back up (e.g. /var/www/minecraft/overhead/maps)
  5. #"server" is if you want to back up stuff on a different machine (you'd put e.g. "user@machine:" in there)
  7. echo `date +%y-%m-%d--%H%M` "start backup script"
  8. #dest is year-month-day--hourminute
  9. #ie 2008-09-01--1237
  11. if [ $UID -ne 0 ]; then
  12.         sl
  13.         echo "This must be run as root"
  14.         exit
  15. fi
  17. timestamp=`date +%y-%m-%d--%H%M`
  18. backup_location=/backup
  19. server=
  20. include_file=$backup_location/include
  21. exclude_file=$backup_location/exclude
  22. link_dest=`ls -dt $backup_location/??-??-??--????*/ | head -n 1`
  24. #This is a file I have which conditionally removes old backups (keeping first-of-week in preference to dailies, and first-of-month in preference to either)
  25. #echo `date +%y-%m-%d--%H%M` "Check free space"
  26. #$backup_location/
  28. #If you want mysql backed up, uncomment this:
  29. #echo Backup up MYSQL database
  30. #nice ionice -n7 mysqldump --all-databases -u root -h localhost -pLOLNOTHISISNTMYPASSWORD > /var/mysql-backups/sql$timestamp.sql && nice ionice -n7 gzip -9 /var/mysql-backups/sql$timestamp.sql
  31. #cp /var/mysql-backups/sql$timestamp.sql.gz /var/mysql-backups/last_backup.sql.gz
  33. echo `date +%y-%m-%d--%H%M` "Copying over files"
  35. for i in $(  sed 's/ *#.*//' $include_file ); do
  38.      echo $i
  39.      nice rsync -maz -l --relative --link-dest=$link_dest --exclude-from="$exclude_file" $server$i $backup_location/$timestamp
  41. done
  43. rm $backup_location/last_backup
  44. ln -s $backup_location/$timestamp $backup_location/last_backup
  46. echo `date +%y-%m-%d--%H%M` "backup complete! \o/"

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