Commit 55ff60e2 authored by Mikaël Salson's avatar Mikaël Salson Committed by Mathieu Giraud

server.org: Update documentation for backup

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......@@ -647,10 +647,24 @@ Web2py and Vidjil are no exception to this rule.
Performing an Analysis in Vidjil is time-consuming, therefore should the
data be lost, valuable man-hours are also lost.
In order to prevent this we make regular incremental (?) backups of the
In order to prevent this we make regular incremental backups of the
data stored on the vidjil servers.
This not only applies to the fiels uploaded and created by vidjil, but also
to the database.
This applies to the files created during the analysis (either by a software or a human).
This does not apply to uploaded files.
To ease the backup, the `backup.sh` script provides an example. For this
script to be ran automatically, it is required that `mysqldump` does not ask
for a password. The credentials informations should be provided in a `~/.my.cnf` file (for MySQL obviously).
``` conf
[client]
user = backup
password = "strongpassword"
host = localhost
```
It is also advised that the backup user has a read-only access to the database.
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