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    Question Tar error message while backup

    Hi,

    I get an error message produced by tar when doing my backups.

    Does someone have an idea why it occurs, and what can be done ?
    Does it make the backup unusable in case of a recovery ?

    Thanks in advance for your help !

    Code:
    tar: zimbra/data/postfix/spool/private/anvil: socket ignored
    tar: zimbra/data/postfix/spool/private/bounce: socket ignored
    tar: zimbra/data/postfix/spool/private/bsmtp: socket ignored
    tar: zimbra/data/postfix/spool/private/cyrus: socket ignored
    tar: zimbra/data/postfix/spool/private/defer: socket ignored
    tar: zimbra/data/postfix/spool/private/discard: socket ignored
    tar: zimbra/data/postfix/spool/private/error: socket ignored
    tar: zimbra/data/postfix/spool/private/ifmail: socket ignored
    tar: zimbra/data/postfix/spool/private/lmtp: socket ignored
    tar: zimbra/data/postfix/spool/private/local: socket ignored
    tar: zimbra/data/postfix/spool/private/maildrop: socket ignored
    tar: zimbra/data/postfix/spool/private/old-cyrus: socket ignored
    tar: zimbra/data/postfix/spool/private/proxymap: socket ignored
    tar: zimbra/data/postfix/spool/private/relay: socket ignored
    tar: zimbra/data/postfix/spool/private/rewrite: socket ignored
    tar: zimbra/data/postfix/spool/private/scache: socket ignored
    tar: zimbra/data/postfix/spool/private/smtp: socket ignored
    tar: zimbra/data/postfix/spool/private/smtp-amavis: socket ignored
    tar: zimbra/data/postfix/spool/private/tlsmgr: socket ignored
    tar: zimbra/data/postfix/spool/private/trace: socket ignored
    tar: zimbra/data/postfix/spool/private/uucp: socket ignored
    tar: zimbra/data/postfix/spool/private/verify: socket ignored
    tar: zimbra/data/postfix/spool/private/virtual: socket ignored
    tar: zimbra/data/postfix/spool/public/cleanup: socket ignored
    tar: zimbra/data/postfix/spool/public/flush: socket ignored
    tar: zimbra/data/postfix/spool/public/showq: socket ignored

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    sockets aren't really files. they're used by the individual daemons for communication. they're created and destroyed as the servers are started and stopped. you can ignore hte errors.

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    Thanks for your answer !

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