From: Keith Edmunds <kae@mi...> - 2007-05-25 11:54:45
Firstly, let me acknowledge how helpful people on this list have been to
date - it is appreciated: thank you.
I want to rename some of the clients that are backed up, at least as far
as the name displayed in the BackupPC UI is concerned. What I've done so
- changed a.very.long.hostname in the hosts file to shortname
- renamed the per-client config file from a.very.long.hostname.pl to
- renamed the backuppc/pc/a.very.long.hostname directory to
- reloaded the configuration file
However, BackupPC reports that there is now one host that has never been
backed up, namely shortname.
What do I need to do to convince BackupPC that this host is now simply
being referred to by a different name?
From: Keith Edmunds <kae@mi...> - 2007-05-25 15:45:04
Answering my own posts: it appears that the original steps I took DID
work, except that the directory under 'pc' had its ownership changed to
root. Once I chown'd it to be owned by backuppc:backuppc, all appeared to
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