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Article ID: 6290, created on May 4, 2009, last review on May 11, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Odin Business Automation Standard 4.x


The hspc-mn-backup utility is used in PBAS migration from one node to another one, or for simple full system backup.

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This migration utility make one large backup with all files inside directories:


So there is a way to speed up this utility by checking the above directories for some unnecessary files, usually such files are:

  • old dumps in /var/lib/mysql/
  • aspc database copy in /var/lib/mysql/

But in most cases the hugest folder is /vz/tmplrep/ where rpms are stored. Basically, before the migration you may move all /vz/tmplrep/ folder to new server with scp command , and move it on source off /vz/ folder, for example to /root/tmplrep/.

Also, you may check estimated time how long backup will be created and how much it will take without stopping PBAS with command:

~# hspc-mn-backup -b --no-pre

This will not stop MySQL or PBAS. If it will be finished successfully you may start migration to new server.

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