matt at atopia.net
Sun Dec 28 12:26:19 PST 2003
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.
>> Thanks in advance,
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