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From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-02 10:47:59

Roland Schwarz wrote:
> Rene Rivera schrieb:
>>I got this from SF support:
>>There is no permissions issue, that is simply a documented
>>problem of the permissions that must be set on files for the
>>webserver to write them. We highly recommend you consider
>>moving to MySQL for the storage of your writable content,
>>as that is less likely to be destroyed by an extraneous file
>>removal by another user.
> Does this mean that the files could have been deleted by a bad user?

Well either a malicious user, or a really stupid one.

> This really hurts!


> Hopefully all posters still have backups.
> sti
> <snip>
>>I can't put it on my server as I just don't have
>>the bandwidth available. I'm going to check the Boost Consulting server
>>since we server the Boost mirror from that.
> Do you have enough bandwith to schedule a regular backup to your machine?

I do... but SF doesn't provide any easy was to do reliable backups. They
mention using tar and scp, which is horribly insufficient.

I'm in the middle of moving the vault to - Just getting some of the details

> What else comes to mind is using a peer to peer file sharing program.
> Do you have any experience with this?

Well I have experience using P2P. But not setting up a server, or
tracking etc.

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