Back up SES admin node for a complete disaster recovery plan

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Environment

SUSE Enterprise Storage 5.5
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6

Situation

Customer needs to have a backup of the admin node in case of a hdd or filesystem failure. 

Resolution

It is the Administrators responsiblity to ensure that the SES admin nodes has a current backup.
Snapshots are not considered backups. 
Back ups should be saved in a safe location, not on the Admin node and not on the SES cluster. 

Mininal directrories to be backed up could include:
/etc/ceph
/etc/salt
/etc/
/srv/pillar
/srv/modules
/srv/salt
/var/cache/salt

However, it is recommended to backup the entire node/host frequently. 

Below are links to the documentation topic "Back Up DeepSea Configuration"
SES 5.5
https://documentation.suse.com/ses/5.5/single-html/ses-deployment/#cha-deployment-backup

SES6:
https://documentation.suse.com/en-us/ses/6/single-html/ses-admin/#cha-deployment-backup

Status

Top Issue

Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:000019706
  • Creation Date: 14-Sep-2020
  • Modified Date:14-Sep-2020
    • SUSE Enterprise Storage

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