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How Completely Script Backup and Save FTP Server on Linux

Written by vaheeD on January 17, 2013
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STEP1: Create a file for backup Script

# vi backup.sh

Paste blow script

### System Setup ###
DIRS="/etc/ /var/ "
BACKUP=/tmp/backup
NOW=$(date +"%d-%m-%Y")
INCFILE="/root/tar-inc-backup.dat"
DAY=$(date +"%a")
FULLBACKUP="Sun"

### FTP server Setup ###
FTPD="/"
FTPU="usernameFTP"
FTPP="passwordFTP"
FTPS="IP_FTP_SERVER"
NCFTP="$(which ncftpput)"
### Start Backup for file system ###
[ ! -d $BACKUP ] && mkdir -p $BACKUP || :
### See if we want to make a full backup ###
if [ "$DAY" == "$FULLBACKUP" ]; then
FTPD="/"
FILE="fs-full-$NOW.tar.gz"
tar -zcvf $BACKUP/$FILE $DIRS
else
i=$(date +"%Hh%Mm%Ss")
FILE="fs-i-$NOW-$i.tar.gz"
tar -g $INCFILE -zcvf $BACKUP/$FILE $DIRS
fi

### Dump backup using FTP ###
#Start FTP backup using ncftp
ncftp -u"$FTPU" -p"$FTPP" $FTPS<<EOF
mkdir $FTPD
mkdir $FTPD/$NOW
cd $FTPD/$NOW
lcd $BACKUP
mput *
quit
EOF

then please save and exit with :wq ( vi editor )

 

SRETP2: now executable backup script

# chmod u+x backup.sh

OR

# chmod 755 backup.sh

 

STEP3: please install “ncftp” Package

# apt-get install ncftp

 

STEP4: now run backup script or put in crontab for automated run AT time

For running backup script:

# sh backup.sh

OR

# ./backup.sh

For Crontab:

# crontab -e  #Select vi for edit

Put this line and of file

0 5 * * 1 /root/backup.sh # or path backup.sh file

Save and exit with :wq ( vi editor )

 

Sample crontab :

Crontab Syntax Chart

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  #---------------- Minute (0 - 59)
  |  #------------- Hour (0 - 23)
  |  |  #---------- Day of the Month (1 - 31)
  |  |  |  #------- Month (1 - 12)
  |  |  |  |  #---- Day of the Week (0 - 6) (Sunday=0 or 7)
  |  |  |  |  |
  *  *  *  *  *  example-script.sh
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