On 07/Nov/2011 00:53 Joaquim Homrighausen <joho@...> wrote ..
> What could/would be a reason for a MySQL backup to fail silently? I
> cannot find anything in any logs, I have "re-activated" the "job", but
> nothing is backed up. We had an incident where we ran out of disk on
> that server, and ever since, there are no backups taken. The databases
> all "check out" fine, and at the moment, there's plenty of space available.
> This is with the Servers > MySQL Database Server > Backup Databases job.
> Looking at "Scheduled Cron Jobs", the /etc/webmin/mysql/backup.pl
> (--all) job is listed, at 02:30 every day.
Is the cron job even running? On most systems, you can check /var/log/cron
to see which cron jobs actually got run when.
You can also test if it works by going to the "Scheduled Cron Jobs" module
and launching the /etc/webmin/mysql/backup.pl job manually.