ADDC Backup error

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ADDC Backup error

Post by gordon8452 » Tue May 05, 2015 12:07 am

I am getting consistent warnings every few days from the Domain Services log for the following:

[Domain Services] Log of ADDC database backup to /share/CACHEDEV1_DATA/homes/xxxxx/dc_backup.exp: /usr/local/samba/bin/tar: /share/CACHEDEV1_DATA/.samba_target/private: file changed as we read it

Any thoughts? Is there a way to set "--ignore-failed-read"? Should the backup not go to a users home directory? I have it set to overwrite the old backup and I wouldn't be opposed to using the other option of appending date so it makes new files if there were some options to purge old backup after so many days instead of manually.

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Re: ADDC Backup error

Post by Karlh » Sat May 09, 2015 2:50 am

Same failure here

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Re: ADDC Backup error

Post by itguylv » Sat Jan 30, 2016 2:12 am

Same here

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Re: ADDC Backup error

Post by deejinoz » Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:04 am

Hi guys,

I am getting the same error. Did any of you get any kind of resolution to this problem, please?

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Re: ADDC Backup error

Post by Attackwave » Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:06 pm


getting same error.

The backup script backups directory "/share/CACHEDEV1_DATA/.samba_target/private".

During the backup process, data can be written to the msg.sock directory. Then the backup process
ends with this warning.


Edit file /etc/init.d/ and change NEW_TAR Variable:

Solution 1: Suppress Warning (I like)
NEW_TAR="/usr/local/samba/bin/tar --warning=no-file-changed"

Solution 2: Exclude Directory (Maybe another data can be written to the directory)
NEW_TAR="/usr/local/samba/bin/tar --exclude=/share/CACHEDEV1_DATA/.samba_target/private/msg.sock"

Check if it works...

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