I have my backups set to do Incremental backups daily, Differential backups on the weekend and Full backups on the first Saturday of the month. I then use the Copy function in Bacula to copy the full backups onto a removable hard drive for archiving. I keep a drive for every month and recycle them […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Archive Full Bacula Backups to Removable Hard Drive.
Since I use Bacula as my main backup solution and Synology NAS systems for file storage, I wanted to have a way to backup my Synology NAS’s using Bacula but there is not a Bacula package for Synology. I searched the web a good bit and nothing that I could find was really a trustworthy […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Using Bacula to backup a Synology Nas
The community edition of Bacula doesn’t have a SQL plugin but that doesn’t mean you can’t make backups of your SQL database into .bak files and then back up those .bak files to your Bacula system. Here is how I accomplish this: I created a directory on the SQL server called C:\DatabaseBackups and another directory […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Backing up a SQL database with Bacula
Error 1677 on Slave Server I ran into a 1677 error when trying to set up replication between two MariaDB servers. They were both running the same versions of MariaDB and I did a physical data copy from one server to the other after I had ran RESET MASTER and FLUSH TABLES WITH READLOCK. After […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on ERROR 1677: Column of table cannot be converted from type varchar(0) to type varchar(20)