If you are running Bacula on a schedule where you do Incremental, Differential and Full backups and your full or Differential backup fails, when you run the job again, the job will run as Incremental. To force a full or differential backup, you need to use bConsole and use the RUN command and made a […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Force a Full or Differential backup in Bacula using bconsole.
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
I was looking for a way to get a summery report of the last backup jobs ran in the last 24 hours and I ran across this article here http://www.revpol.com/baculasummaryemails. When I tried to get it working with my installations using MariaDB, it wouldn’t work. I found that the Mysql query code had to be […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Getting Bacula to send daily summery emails with MariaDB