active anti-entropy hashtrees relevant for backup?

Mark Phillips mark at
Fri Apr 12 15:29:28 EDT 2013

Hi Pascal

On Tue, Apr 9, 2013 at 8:26 AM, Pascal Schmiel
<pascal.schmiel at> wrote:
> Hi List,
> I've got one question regarding the AAE hashtrees located in the
> "anti_entropy" folder.
> Are these files relevant for a daily Riak backup?
> I assume they're re-generated if they are missing so it should be safe to
> exclude the whole anti_entropy directory in my backup archive.
> Is this assumption correct or should I include the AAE hashtrees in my daily
> backup run?

You are correct. These are not required for your backups.


> Best
> - Pascal
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