Changes between Version 4 and Version 5 of TracBackup


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    4 Backups are simply a copied snapshot of the entire [wiki:TracEnvironment project environment] directory, including the database. Backups can be created using the `hotcopy` command in [wiki:TracAdmin trac-admin].
     4Since Trac uses a database backend, some extra care is required to safely create a backup of a [wiki:TracEnvironment project environment]. Luckily, [wiki:TracAdmin trac-admin] has a command to make backups easier: `hotcopy`.
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    66  ''Note: Trac uses the `hotcopy` nomenclature to match that of [http://subversion.tigris.org/ Subversion], to make it easier to remember when managing both Trac and Subversion servers.''
     
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    1010To create a backup of a live TracEnvironment, simply run:
    11  {{{#!sh
    12 $ trac-admin /path/to/projenv hotcopy /path/to/backupdir
     11{{{
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     13  $ trac-admin /path/to/projenv hotcopy /path/to/backupdir
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    1315}}}
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    1719The resulting backup directory is safe to handle using standard file-based backup tools like `tar` or `dump`/`restore`.
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    19 Please note, the `hotcopy` command will not overwrite a target directory and when such exists, the operation ends with an error: `Command failed: [Errno 17] File exists:` This is discussed in [trac:ticket:3198 #3198].
     21Please, note, that hotcopy command does not overwrite target directory and when such exists, hotcopy ends with error: `Command failed: [Errno 17] File exists:` This is discussed in [trac:ticket:3198 #3198].
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    2123=== Restoring a Backup ===
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    23 To restore an environment from a backup, stop the process running Trac, ie the Web server or [wiki:TracStandalone tracd], restore the contents of your backup (path/to/backupdir) to your [wiki:TracEnvironment project environment] directory and restart the service.
     25Backups are simply a copied snapshot of the entire [wiki:TracEnvironment project environment] directory, including the SQLite database.
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    25 To restore a PostgreSQL database backup, use the command:
    26 {{{#!sh
    27 psql -U <user> -d <database> -f postgresql.dump
    28 }}}
    29 The `<database>` option is the same as the [TracEnvironment#DatabaseConnectionStrings database connection string] in the `[trac]` `database` option of //trac.ini//.
     27To restore an environment from a backup, stop the process running Trac (i.e. the Web server or [wiki:TracStandalone tracd]), restore the contents of your backup (path/to/backupdir) to your [wiki:TracEnvironment project environment] directory and restart the service.
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