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  • v3.8.1 Changes

    October 01, 2020

    โž• Added

    • โž• Added new fields on RSS backup report in preparation of synbak zabbix template ### ๐Ÿ›  Fixed
    • Resolved some issues when using special characters in passwords (like '!' symbol) and cifs/smb mounts
  • v3.8 Changes

    • removed dangerous "--add-drop-database" option from mysql method
  • v3.7 Changes

    October 06, 2018
    • โž• added -H (preserve hard links) and -S (manage sparse files) default options to rsync method (thanks to Bakaras)
  • v3.6 Changes

    October 06, 2018
    • Fixed method_rsync_differential using --link-dest not needed
    • Fixed mount cifs when specifing domain into username field, ex: cifs://DOMAIN/username:[email protected]
    • Fixed service port testing on debian systems (Thanks ehabheikal)
    • added new method: scp
    • added new default options for mysql backup: -C --force --databases --add-drop-database --opt --quote-names --events --routines --triggers --hex-blob
  • v3.5 Changes

    January 03, 2017
    • Fixed yearly backups
  • v3.4 Changes

    February 17, 2016
    • Fixed html report display wrong year and month in the bottom of the report
  • v3.3 Changes

    December 29, 2015
    • Fixed last day month backup
    • Fixed when backup_schedule_planning is missed from configuration file
  • v3.2 Changes

    September 10, 2015
    • Another netcat change (preparation to make synbak usable directly into QNAP NAS)
    • added new variable: 'backup_schedule_planning' to handle more easily the scheduled backups
    • mysql method: make '-M split' the default behavior instead of '-M all' from now on, if you want make the all-database backup, you must provide '-M all' option to mysql method
  • v3.1 Changes

    September 04, 2014
    • Fixed a bug into autoerase function of mysql and pgsql backup methods. When two mysql backup has the same base name (ex, database, and database-old), autoerase always erase only the shorter name.
    • Enabled method_concurrent_limit function
    • generating status.xml file as rss page feed for the html report, this rss feed contain an overall state for the today backups. Very useful when used with network monitoring software like nagios or icinga with the plugin check_rss: ex. check_rss -H http://synbakserver/admin/log/backup/status.xml -p -v2 -I -U -T 24 -c "Successful:[0],Riusciti:[0]" -w ":[ERROR"
    • Updated FAQ file about integrating synbak with nagios and icinga
  • v3.0 Changes

    October 12, 2013
    • renamed variable backup_device_eject to method_device_eject
    • renamed variable backup_verify to method_verify
    • renamed variable backup_incremental to method_rsync_differential
    • renamed variable backup_remote_uri to backup_source_uri
    • added new option: method_concurrent_limit this avoid to run concurrent more synbak jobs than specified value
    • fixed a bug when backup_source variable is empty
    • revamped the tmp_name variable to: /tmp/synbak-system-method-YYYYMMDD-HHMMSS.NANOSECONDS
    • now when backup_destination doesn't exist synbak will not report that on stdout, but only on full html and email reports (this is useful to standardize cron and synbak mail reports)
    • added Polish translation (many thanks to Piotr Smalira [email protected])
    • fixed rsync automatic hard linking across multiple destination devices
    • implemented new URI: file:// (this is optional for local backups, but useful to use as base path for the backup_source paths)
    • major restructuration of rsync method when using backup_source_uri=file://
    • updated FAQ file with synbak 3.0 config file modifications
    • fixes when using nmap-ncat instead standard netcat to check hosts reachability
    • implemented the base_dir prefix path when using backup_source_uri
    • some backup report refactoring
    • new rewrite of autoerase function, now is more smart when erasing and keeping backups
    • added new variable: 'method_rsync_sudo' synbak will connect to the remote host and will run rsync daemon via sudo command (you must add the specified user into remote sudoers file. this greatly enhance security, see the FAQ) many thanks to Tim Schaller [email protected] for the suggestion
    • mysql method: added --events option to backup_method_opts_default
    • fixed a bug when using backup_destination_prefix = yes