Documentation for Backup Overhaul Summer 2013

We will put notes and documentation here for our backup overhaul project (Summer 2013).  Once near completed, this page should be moved -- possibly to http://it.education.tamu.edu/backup-procedures.

Overview

  • hosts will be backed up using BackupPC from HeatonFileBackup in the Heaton Data Center
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Servers/Services to be backed-up

Linux Hosts

  • CISVM
    • BackupPC executes /root/backuppc.pl to create database backups
    • Virtual hosts root directories for active sites (epsy, eahr, tlac, hlkn)
    • Mysql DBs for each site
    • Apache configuration files
  • Drupal / mycehd
    • BackupPC executes /root/dbbackup.sh to create database backups
    • virtual host root directories for active sites (education, mycehd, sites, drupal [new mycehd])
    • Mysql DBs for each site (can also move these to Ticonderoga)
    • Apache configuration files
  • DBWeb
    • Web roots: /disks/www/coedb,directory,KEY
    • Perl lib: /disks/perllib/dbweb
    • Home directories: /home
    • Apache configuration files
  • MyRecord
    • web root directory: /disks/www/myrecord
    • Perl lib directory. /disks/perllib/myrecord
    • Home directories: /home
    • Apache configuration files
  • DBHost
    • BackupPC executes /root/backup/backuppc.sh to create database backups
    • Postgres databases
    • Postgres logs
    • Postgres config files
  • Ticonderoga
    • BackupPC executes /root/bin/backuppc.pl to create database backups
    • Mysql databases: /disks/backups
  • Enterprise
    • /disks/www
    • Apache configuration files
  • Constellation
    • Apache configuration files
  • COURSES-FE1 / FE2
    • Heartbeat configuration files
    • Apache configuration files
  • PUBLICDB
    • linux mysql database
    • mysql databases
    • Signifant configuration files
  • PUBLICWEB
    • /disks/vhosts
    • /disks/users
    • Apache configuration files
  • Gateway
    • Samba, hosts, hosts.allow, hosts.deny, fstab config files

Not complete

  • Utility
    • Miscellaneous applications
    • Configuration files for variable apps (nagios, vpn, other?)\
  • MoodleArchives
    • Linux web host
    • virtual host directory roots
    • Does not need to be backed up weekly, a single backup of each virtual host directoy is sufficient
  • SVN/SVN-New
  • Media server

 

Windows Hosts

  • CEHDSERVER
    • Windows file server
    • File Shares (itemize list of shares)
  • Lothair
    • Windows SQL Server
    • SQL server backups of production databases
  • Bismark
    • Windows deployment/file server
    • May be some shares that should be backed up
  • CEHDDC12
    • Windows domain controller
    • DHCP backups (automated backup to be setup by tony/eric)
  • HEATONDC (DHCP backups, to be setup by tony/eric)
    • Windows domain controller
    • DHCP backups (automated backup to be setup by tony/eric)
  • PRINTSERVER-XCP
    • Windows print server
    • printer drives/projects (automated or manual backup to be setup by tony/eric)
  • Thermopylae
    • Windows email server
    • PST files for all users
  • NSBRI - NIMSDB
    • Windows SQL Server
    • SQL server databases
  • NSBRI - NIMSWEB
    • Windows web server
    • Web root directories
  • NSBRI - NSBRI.org
    • Windows web server
    • Web root directories

Other Servers to be considered

  • Blackadder
  • SCCM
  • APPSERVER-XCP
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