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Why bareos bpipe job fails with: Fatal error: bpipe-fd: Pipe read error: ERR=Error 0

Using bpipe plugin with Bareos Backup I get an error: Fatal error: bpipe-fd: Pipe read error: ERR=Error 0 after zfs send -R dpool/some_dataset finished, executed from bash script.But only iff ...
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PHP with TLS-PSK

Why does PHP not support TLS-PSK and is there a way around using an unencrypted channel between PHP and a (remote) TLS-PSK server? I'm trying to configure a redundant BareOS backup arrangement. Here'...
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Exclude | Include for FileSet entity in bareos bconsole

I am writing a REST layer for configuring bareos using bcondole. And I met some limitations in configuring. I don’t understand how to pass Exclude | Include values to the FileSet entity in the ...
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Does Bareos' new TLS Authentication in version 18.2.5 mean it's safe to do backups over the internet?

The "What's new in Bareos 18" document says that in Bareos 17: TLS is only started AFTER authentication is complete! and under "Gloals(sic) achieved" (for version 18): Per default the network ...
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Certificate validation error with Bareos and TLS

I have Bareos 17.2.4-9 installed on Debian Jessie. It was built from the source using the --with-openssl switch. It works perfectly WITHOUT TLS enabled, however when I try to configure it to use TLS,...
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Cannot find build log for bareos_17.2.4-9 Debian Jessie

I'm attempting to add TLS encryption to Bareos 17.2.4-9.1 by rebuilding it with the --with-openssl option. However, I can't find the ./configure options. Bareos was originally installed and setup ...
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Bareos: concurrent backup tasks of different priority?

I am running Bareos 17.2.4 (latest free release). The default configuration will schedule a full backup of all clients on the first Saturday each month, and incremental backups from Monday to Friday. ...
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How to backup docker containers, volumes, and images with Bareos?

Docker stores its containers, volumes, and images in a collection of large files under /var which is not the greatest thing for backing up incrementally. With Bareos, I understand that backing up ...
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bareos Using both tape drives (not multiplexing)

I'm using a Neoseries T24 (Flexstor II) autoloader with two drives. I have tapes (11 of them) in a pool labeled 'Full'. When I run two jobs, both for the 'Full' pool, they will wait in sequence so ...
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Bareos Autochanger not pulling tape

I've taken over a configuration of Bareos on Debian GNU/Linux 8 (jessie). Its a fresh install, using both file and Autochanger storage. Everything looks correct and bconsole will talk with the ...
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Which puppet module should I include for a managed database mysql::client using netmanagers/bareos?

When I include the following in my nodes.pp: class {'bareos': ... manage_database => true, ... I get the following error: ==> bareOSdirector: Error: Could not find class ...
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Automate restore files on another client with Bareos

I'm taking backups with Bareos and would like to verify my database backup every once in a while. For this I have set up a separate host called backupvalidator. I know how I can restore the files to ...
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How to restore a directory with Bareos/Bacula while excluding deleted files?

I would like to restore a directory so that it is identical to the original directory. Files that have been deleted in the original directory should not be restored. Consider a configuration file ...
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Pre-run “cancellation” in bareos/bacula

DNS in my environment is a bit wonky at times. When Bareos connects to a client, the client is not always the one specified by the hostname. I have a cron script that runs jobs automatically and ...
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Random scheduling of backups in BareOS

I've recently configured the laptops and workstations in my environment with BareOS. We are doing this as a preventative measure for data loss (part of a grander scheme of recommendations). With the ...
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Bareos / Bacula backup of virtualbox?

I just backed up a vm using bareos (a fork of Bacula) and it appears to have worked, but I installed the file daemon on the vm itself, and it doesn't feel right; I ended up with what appeared to be a ...
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Bareos Backups all files despite of a custom FileSet

After reading documentation and many blog I still can't figure out what is missing in my FileSet so Bareos backup only csv and pdf files: FileSet { Name = "HQ ccomp" Include { Options { ...
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Use puppet to deploy bareos (bacula-fork) to my nodes

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask, but I would really love to use puppet to deploy bareos on my servers. Bareos is a fork of Bacula and is used for backing up remote systems. To do that ...
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What is the safest way to delete backups in BareOS?

I'm playing with BareOS. I understand that, when everything is configured correctly, all backups are automatic and purges are managed so that nothing goes missing. But while I'm getting the ...
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Use puppet to deploy bareos/bacula to server and clients

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask, but I would really love to use puppet to deploy bareos on my servers. To do this I'm using netmanagers/bareos. I'm using this profile to install bareos ...
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Excessive incremental backup size in BareOS

I have a BareOS installation with very little modification to the default config files. There are Full, Incremental, and Differential backups being performed. Most clients appear to be being backed ...
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Safely retaining backup data for decommissioned BareOS Clients

We have a BareOS installation for back ups. We have just finished using a client machine. We want to: Ensure that the last remaining snapshot(s) are retained forever. Make sure that that client ...