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    kirtan is offline Senior Member
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    Question Zimbra backup without Service Stop

    Hello Experts,

    I want my zimbra server backup in every one hour and i want backup

    /opt/zimbra folder. and also my zimbra size is arround 1TB. so please suggest

    which is better for this backup project.

    Zimbra backup without any zimbra Services Stop.


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    Hello Kirtan,

    First of all, you need to update your profile with version info. Without having information about which ZCS flavour you are using, it would be difficult for anybody who might help you.

    Another thing is that, I don't think backing up every hour is a practicle thing. What do you exactly want? For example, for my zimbra size is arround 300 GB and a full backup goes for approx 2 hours & differential backup for few minutes (backing up to NAS). If your /opt/zimbra is of 1 TB, then time duration would obviously be increased.

    Dipesh

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    Hi Brother ,

    Thanks for reply. I want incremental backup of my zimbra server.

    when i taking daily incremental backup of my server its taking 25 min. but i stop

    all zimbra services and then after take backup.

    I want take backup without stop any services.

    Thanks
    kirtan

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    Hello,

    You haven't yet modified your profile!!!

    Which zcs version / edition are you using?

    As you said you are doing incremental backups, do you perform it every hour!?!

    Dipesh

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    Quote Originally Posted by kirtan View Post
    I want take backup without stop any services.
    That's not possible with the Open Source version, you'll need to stop the services at some point. There are several threads in the forums (and wiki articles) with backup scripts and you should take a look at those. If you need a backup without stopping Zimbra then you should consider the Network Edition.
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    Hello Dear

    You mean i need purchase zimbra network Edition.

    this feature not available in zimbra 6.3 open source edition.

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    I am using zcs 6.3

    and i want backup every hour without stop service

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    Quote Originally Posted by kirtan View Post
    this feature not available in zimbra 6.3 open source edition.
    No, it's not available and I've already said that at some point you'll need to stop the services.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kirtan View Post
    I am using zcs 6.3
    There is no such version, please update your forum profile with the output of the following command (do not post the output in this thread):

    Code:
    zmcontrol -v
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    Your mail store is 1000 gig?
    That's rather a lot. With that much data I'd suggest moving the store to a SAN and having that take care of snapshotting the volume at regular intervals, you may get some mileage out of that.

    Logic would clearly say that if an incrimental is taking 25 mins with the services offline, then it would take longer with them online, so your server will be running a backup pretty much all of the time. What hardware is this running on? With a mailstore of that size and a constant backup, I'd expect a multi server installation in a datacenter.

    What are you backing up to? Tape, hard disk?

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