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titan31
Quartz | Level 8

Hi,

 

We're looking at doing some regular backups on our SAS system, as we now have space to backup files across the servers, rather than just the metadata backup.

 

We're on a linux system, and just wondering are these the two main folders that need to be backed up regularly across all servers (compute, mid-tier, metadata)? Do other SAS Administrators do regular VM snapshots or physical backups?


/sas/sashome
/sas/sasconf

 

Thanks,

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Anand_V
Ammonite | Level 13

Hi @titan31 

 

If you can do regular cold backups, I think it would suffice. If you have the option for VM snapshots then I think it's good to have. Usually for non-prod environments, I go with the cold backups only for SAS binaries and configuration files as you have mentioned. For prod, we do have VM snapshots.

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