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Date:      Sun, 28 Dec 2003 15:26:17 -0500 (EST)
From:      "Matt Juszczak" <matt@atopia.net>
To:        "Nicholas Basila" <mlists@northglobe.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Backup Server
Message-ID:  <1477.24.225.162.3.1072643177.squirrel@mail.webaries.com>
In-Reply-To: <200312281103.36613.mlists@northglobe.com>
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I read somewhere about the AMANDA project.  Is that any good for a
situation like this?

> On Friday 26 December 2003 12:30 pm, samy lancher wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I have a 4.5 FreeBSD server. It is our Email, web and database
>> server. I would like to setup a backup server so that when the main
>> server goes down the backup server takes over its job. Could some one
>> please tell me the best way to setup a backup server and also suggest
>> some good documentation.
>
> 	In order to keep the data synchronized, you could possibly used some
> sort of shared scsi or fibre channel drive/array. You'd have to write a
> script that would run on the backup and tell it to mount the drive and
> startup the databases when the server was down.
>         Shared scsi might be the easiest, but you'll have to buy some
> Y-terminated scsi cables so that the main machine won't reset the scsi
> bus on the backup machine when it (the main machine) goes down.
>
> Nicholas
>
>>
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Naveen.
>>
>>
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