myserver.conf directory change not working?

  • Matt

    Matt - 2012-06-23

    Hi! I'm having some issues changing the backup dir of my daily automysqlbackup.

    I've verified my cron.daily job is:
    /usr/local/bin/automysqlbackup /etc/automysqlbackup/myserver.conf

    in /etc/automysqlbackup/myserver.conf I've changed this line:
    # Backup directory location e.g /backups

    And yet my daily backups still go to /var/backup/db - am I missing something here?


  • William Hooper

    William Hooper - 2012-06-24

    If your example is a copy and past from your conf file, the problem is that you need to remove the hash from the front of the line so that it is now longer commented out.

    # Backup directory location e.g /backups
  • Matt

    Matt - 2012-06-25

    Wow, I must've had the blinders on when I was looking at this. Thanks!


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