[Dirvish] shutdown after backup

Dave Howorth dhoworth at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Wed May 3 10:51:38 UTC 2006


Jacki wrote:
> if installed a server with dirvish, that should backup my other server 
> every night.
> the dirvish server need only to be switched on for the backup, he is 
> woken up by the rtc and starts dirvish
> 
> QUESTION: is there any possibility to shutdown the dirvish server after 
> finishing with all vaults?
> 
> i do not want to do this at a specific time per crontab, because the 
> connection is very slow and the whole backup could take a different 
> period of time.

If you run dirvish from a script that you run in your crontab (as 
opposed to running dirvish directly in the crontab) then you can just 
add another line to the script, after calling dirvish, to shut down your 
server.

Cheers, Dave


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