Time for action – creating a cronjob
- Logon to your Cacti system.
- Create a crontab file:
- Enter the following lines to this file:
# Cacti Backup Schedule 0 2 * * * root /bin/bash /backup/backupCacti.sh > /dev/null 2>&1
- Save the file and exit the editor.
What just happened?
You created a backup job which will start at 02:00 in the morning every day of the week. You now have a daily backup of your Cacti database and files.
Restoring from a backup
Now that you have a daily backup of your Cacti instance, what steps do you need to take to actually restore your backup? Let's have a look at the different tasks needed.
Restoring the Cacti database
Restoring the Cacti database involves using the standard