Another question about Linux backups of NT
KCollins at nesbittengineering.com
Wed Jun 12 09:43:00 CDT 2002
First, I want to thank everyone who responded to my first question about my
backup procedure that I'm trying to create. I have one third of the process
worked out - copying NT data files to the Linux box.
Part three will be fixed when I get Amanda working - wish me luck :-)
Part two is now the major concern. I have a Microsoft Exchange 5.5 server
that runs my companies e-mail. To be able to back this machine up, I need
to stop the Exchange Services so that its e-mail database appears as a
normal files, once the files are copied from this machine, I'll need to
restart the services.
I know how to do this in Windows, but I don't know how to have a Linux
machine tell the NT box to stop/start a service. The reason I want to do
this in Linux is I want the script to run on the Linux box. I can (as an
alterative) have an NT box run the script (batch file) but since I'm heading
away from Windows, I'd prefer not to.
Does anyone have a clue?
Kevin L. Collins, MCSE
Nesbitt Engineering, Inc.
(859) 233-3111 ext 24
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