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Re: running backup

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Florian Kulzer wrote:
> On Wed, May 31, 2006 at 13:56:39 +0800, Jon  Miller wrote:
>> I have a file that I want to run daily to backup data.  
>>This tgz file then needs to be copied to a Windows 2003 server.
>>I'm using smbclient, but it does not seem to work thru the script.
>>Can someone point out where the problem lies.  I run this as a
>>cron job as follows:
>> 30 19 * * 1,2,3,4,5 root /root/rubybackup.sh
>> The script is as follows:
>> #!/bin/sh
>> # script to automate the backup of the Ruby server to the W2K3 server
>> #
>> DAY=`date +'%a-%d-%m-%y'`
>> BACKUPDIR=/backup
>> RUBYLIVE=/var/lib/mysql/
>> tar -czvf /backup/rubylive${DAY}.tgz ./rubylive
>> smbclient //server/backup tfc651800 -U administrator
>> put rubylive${DAY}.tgz
> The recommended procedure for smbclient in scripts is to use the -c
> option for the command string. In your case that would probably be
> something like
> smbclient //server/backup tfc651800 -U administrator -c "put rubylive${DAY}.tgz; exit"
> Is it really necessary to use the administrator account for pushing a
> backup file to the server?

Windows has functional non-Administrator accounts??????  :\

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