backupninja.conf (5) - Linux Man Pages

NAME

BACKUPNINJA.CONF - Configuration file(s) for backupninja (1).


SYNOPSIS

/etc/backupninja.conf

DESCRIPTION

backupninja.conf is the general configuration file. In this file you can set the log level and change the default directory locations. You can force a different general configuration file with "backupninja -f /path/to/conf".

OPTIONS

loglevel
How verbose to make the logs.
5 = Debugging messages
4 = Informational messages
3 = Warnings
2 = Errors
1 = Fatal errors

reportemail
Send a summary of the backup status to this email address

reportsuccess
If set to 'yes', a report email will be generated even if all modules reported success.

reportwarning
If set to 'yes', a report email will be generated even if there was no error.

logfile
The path of the logfile.

configdirectory
The directory where all the backup action configuration files live.

scriptdirectory
Where backupninja handler scripts are found

usecolors
If set to 'yes', use colors in the log file and debug output.

when
When to process each configuration file. The value used here will be applied for each configuration file. It is possibile to override this "when" in each each configuration file, see also section "Scheduling" in backup.d(5).

For example:


  when sundays at 02:00
  when 30th at 22
  when 30 at 22:00
  when everyday at 01            <-- the default
  when Tuesday at 05:00

These values for 'when' are equivalent:


  when tuesday at 05:30
  when TUESDAYS at 05

These values for 'when' are invalid:
  
  when tuesday at 2am
  when tuesday at 2
  when tues at 02

vservers
If you are using Linux-Vservers (http://linux-vserver.org), there are some special capabilities that different handlers have to make vserver backups easier. See the example configuration files for each handler to configure the vserver specific variables.

DEFAULTS

loglevel = 4
reportemail = root
reportsuccess = yes
reportwarning = yes
logfile = /var/log/backupninja.log
configdirectory = /etc/backup.d
scriptdirectory = /usr/share/backupninja
usecolors = yes
when = everyday at 01:00
vservers = no

AUTHOR

BACKUPNINJA was written by the riseup.net collective.

SEE ALSO

backupninja(1), ninjahelper(1), backup.d(5),