Riak backup and restore for ubuntu

Alfonso Hooker alfonso at sqor.com
Wed Jul 23 15:21:45 EDT 2014


I am looking for some information regarding the backup and restore of a
Riak instance. I am currently using version riak_2.0.0beta1-1 and whenever
we run the riak-admin backup command I receive the following error below.
If this is not the proper way to backup an instance then I need to know the
process of restoring the data once I have a full backup of the leveldb,
ring, and configuration files.

command sytax:

*riak-admin backup riak at 10.XXX.XXX.XXX cookiename /tmp/riak-bkup.bkup all*

Error:

Riak backup error

...from ['riak at 1*0.XXX.XXX.XXX*']

{"init terminating in do_boot",{{badmatch,{error,{not_a_log_file,"
*/tmp/riak-bkup.bkup*
"}}},[{riak_kv_backup,backup,3,[{file,"src/riak_kv_backup.erl"},{line,62}]},{erl_eval,do_apply,6,[{file,"erl_eval.erl"},{line,569}]},{init,start_it,1,[]},{init,start_em,1,[]}]}}

Crash dump was written to: erl_crash.dump

init terminating in do_boot ()




-Alfonso
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