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I am building a backups script and would like to know how to do the following:
1. count /home , /home2 and /home3 subdirectories size while checking load after each subdirectory and if load is higher than X.XX sleep for Y seconds.
2. Then Tar all folders to the specific directory and transfer to remote server, while checking the load also.
Could anyone suggest something?
How would I accomplish the following with bash script:
1. Take one (first) directory from the /home* (need to scan all home, home2, home3)
2. Check size
3. If size is bigger than X MB, add this dir name to somefile.txt ELSE tar this directory.
4. Move it to the specific folder
5. Use FTP to transfer it to remote server
6. Check server load
7. If load is higher than X.XX, sleep 30s, try again..
8. If load is lower than X.XX, go to step 1 and take second folder.
Would that be hard to accomplish?
Last edited by colucix; 09-06-2011 at 04:25 AM.
Reason: Essentaily the same question.
No it's not my homework. I need to build a custom backup script, as our company has many clients and cPanel backup overloads the server too much.
So the point is to create a custom script which would do the backups maybe a bit more slow, but without causing server load. Also, do not backup accounts bigger than X MB.