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Old 17th March 2013, 04:16
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Default ISPConfig 3 Disaster Recovery

As we are relying more and more on ISPConfig, I've felt a need to plan the disaster recovery incase of server failure.

Does anyone have a planned DR process that they can pass on? So far my Google searches have come up short.
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Old 17th March 2013, 13:28
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If you are using virtual machines, you can do a full backup each night. In addition to that, create SQL dumps every few hours.
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Old 17th March 2013, 13:43
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This is pretty much what I was asking in this thread, but hasn't been answered yet.

What if it is physical servers?

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Old 17th March 2013, 14:20
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Depends on your setup... Maybe you can simply dump your filesystem.

You need to Backup mysql, mail, web, /usr/local/ispconfig, some files/dirs in /etc and so on.

I backup each night nearly the complete systeme (excluding web and mail since it´s already replicated to other servers). If one server crashes, i can install ISPConfig, re-import all databases and copy all files to the fresh installed system.

But I`ve also an image for the server available by ftp to use it during an fresh install. Since most config-files are changed rarely, it should work out-of-the box as long as the image is not to old. Such an image could also be restored in runlevel 1 (or in the rescue-mode) by simple extracting the archive.

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Old 17th March 2013, 16:04
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I use a script running each night, backing up:

All sql databases
All sites: /var/www/clients/*/*

And it send everything on a FTP

If you need it I can share it.

It's an adaptation of some scripts found on the Net.

Searching this words "script backup ISPCONFIG" on a search engine will give you plenty of answers...
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Old 17th March 2013, 16:10
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I would be interested in this script mate.

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