[Mailman-Users] Backup your system - it's important.

Oliver Egginger Oliver.Egginger at dvz.fh-giessen.de
Mon Nov 26 09:31:33 CET 2001


I think the best way for a backup is to backup mailmans data self.
Extract all members, extract lists coniguration via "config_list".
If the MM DB became corropted, it should be easy to recover


> Just a reminder, but it is important to backup your Mailman files on a
> regular basis.
> The key files to backup are the list info and the archive info.  Backing up
> the ~mailman home directory will get it all.
>   tar -czf mailman_bak.tar.gz ~mailman
> You might also consider backing up the config file for your web browser,
> while you are at it.
>   tar -rzf mailman_bak.tar.gz /etc/httpd/conf
> Yes, I know that this is the most obvious message, but we have had a lot of
> recent messages about recovering corrupted installs, and the best method is
> to restore from backup.
> Jon Carnes
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