[Dirvish] How to keep monthly backups

Ali Jawad alijawad1 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 25 15:18:47 UTC 2010


Thanks guys

On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 4:53 PM, Rich Shepard <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com>wrote:

> On Mon, 25 Jan 2010, Ali Jawad wrote:
>
> > My dirvish keeps backups for the last 14 days. I need it to keep the
> > monthly backups as well.
>
> Ali,
>
>   Expire times are expressed in the crontab time format. For example
>
> expire-rule:
> #       MIN     HR      DOM     MON     DOW     STRFTIME_FMT
>         *       *       *       *       1-7     +14 days
>         *       *       *       1-12    *       +1 year
>
>   The above says to keep daily backups for 14 days and monthly backups for
> a
> year. It's placed at the end of /etc/dirvish/master.conf.
>
>   More experienced subscribers will correct me if the above syntax is
> incorrect.
>
> Rich
>
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