Cluster Backup - cluster_meta

Russell Brown russell.brown at me.com
Fri Jun 23 04:24:16 EDT 2017


Hi Mark,

The docs suggest you do. I don’t know what bad things happen if you don’t include it though. Cluster meta data is the gossip and storage subsystem for things like bucket-types and other internal riak metadata, you probably want it.

Cheers

Russell

On 23 Jun 2017, at 09:04, Mark Richard Thomas <mark.thomas at equifax.com> wrote:

> Hello
>  
> I’m trying to create a cluster from backups, as per:
>  
> https://docs.basho.com/riak/kv/2.2.3/using/cluster-operations/backing-up/
> https://docs.basho.com/riak/kv/2.2.3/using/cluster-operations/changing-cluster-info/#clusters-from-backups
>  
> I’ve backup-up:
>  
> Bitcask                                  /var/lib/riak/bitcask
> Ring                                       /var/lib/riak/ring
> Configuration                    /etc/riak
> Cluster Metadata             /var/lib/riak/cluster_meta
> Search                                  /var/lib/riak/yz
>  
> Do I need the ‘cluster_meta’ folder?
>  
> Thanks
>  
> Mark
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