A little update for AWS backup scripts

Posted: 30/04/2010 in Uncategorized

Hi All,

this week I spent a little of my time to patch my backup script for AWS. Major change is a new plugin called remove_old_snapshots.

This script want to remove all snapshots of a specific volume. You can configure it in conf file (VOLUME_ID).

As you remember, that volume is used as destination of backups, so the circle is closed.

Ever in conf file, there’s a new variable N_BACKUP that contains the number of the days you want to keep snapshots saved. In my case, a server made a backup every day, so number of the days and number of backup is the same. The rule is: today-N_BACKUP is the date, before it snapshots are deleted.

Click on me to download.

I hope you enjoy.

Cheers.

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