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0000296bareos-core[All Projects] Generalpublic2019-04-18 10:31
ReporterMaxHeadroomAssigned To 
PrioritynormalSeverityfeatureReproducibilityN/A
Status acknowledgedResolutionopen 
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Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0000296: Restart a backup after a error/pause but don't backup all files again.
DescriptionFor a full backup off an offsite it is neccassary to have these options:

*To restart a failed backup. The possiblity that there is an network break is really high because of a long backuptime.

*Until the workhour it should be possible to pause the backup and resume after.

Maybe you can add an option that a fd is waiting for a reconnect and start after the last file that backup was ok.

regards Max
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joergs

joergs

2014-05-16 17:21

administrator   ~0000867

> *To restart a failed backup. The possiblity that there is an network break is really high because of a long backuptime.

it is possible, to restart a failed job with the "rerun" command, see http://doc.bareos.org

> *Until the workhour it should be possible to pause the backup and resume after.
> Maybe you can add an option that a fd is waiting for a reconnect and start after the last file that backup was ok.

agreed, that this is a helpful feature. However, it will take quite some efford to implement it. We leave this ticket open as a reminder and feature request.
MaxHeadroom

MaxHeadroom

2014-05-27 16:57

reporter   ~0000884

as i understand is rerun = run again with the same options
this would mean that in a case of network error all previous data has to backup again. For a initial offsite backup this could end up in a never ending accurate backup when the backup is running days.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2014-05-13 17:12 MaxHeadroom New Issue
2014-05-16 17:21 joergs Note Added: 0000867
2014-05-16 17:21 joergs Status new => acknowledged
2014-05-27 16:57 MaxHeadroom Note Added: 0000884