[Dirvish] New Backup Drive Setup Still Needs Attention [RESOLVED]

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Mon Aug 20 21:46:41 UTC 2012


On Tue, 21 Aug 2012, Michael Richardson wrote:

> If I've understood you correctly, you're essentially backing up the local
> machine to a removable drive attached to that same server.

Michael,

   Correct.

> Most likely, you will want to leave it as it is.  However, check that the
> output of `hostname` matches what you've put in the default.conf as the
> client: entry, and likely leave out any rsync: ssh options.

   Ah, I think that's the problem: following the setup in the HOWTO I saw the
choice of host at domain.tld or IP address. I chose the latter. I'll change the
default.confs to only the host name.

   Let's see ...

   Yep. That did the trick.

Many thanks!

Rich



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