[Zope] Backup while zope's running

Chris Withers chrisw@nipltd.com
Mon, 16 Jun 2003 09:40:31 +0100

FNk wrote:

> Is there a way to perform a backup of Data.fs (and the zope instance for
> that matter?) while zope is running and users are logged on (reading and
> uploading files)?

Yeah, cp the Data.fs. It's a sequential transaction log so it's fine to be 
copied while still in use.

> Is it possible to perform an incremental backup?

Yup, ask Toby Dickenson, the master of these sorts of things. He'll probably 
recommend DirectoryStorage, but may be able to help with FileStorage too...