On Sun, May 01, 2011 at 11:11:02PM +0200, R?diger Meier wrote:
> On Sunday 01 May 2011, Matt McCutchen wrote:
> > On Sun, 2011-05-01 at 21:50 +0200, Pol Hallen wrote:
> > >
> > > is it correct something like this?
> > >
> > > interval daily 1
> > > interval weekly 4
> > > interval monthly 12 (or 24)
> > The interval configuration confuses a lot of people. To try to clear
> > it up, the parameter has been renamed to "retain" in rsnapshot 1.3.1.
> > As the man page explains, it just specifies how many backups of each
> > level are retained. [...]
> BTW, are these interval strings fixed or can I just call it
> interval whatever 4
You can indeed call the interval/retain strings whatever you want.
Just be consistent between the names in the rsnapshot config and
the names you use when invoking rsnapshot (usually from cron).
David Keegel <djk@...> http://www.cyber.com.au/users/djk/
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