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Version information

  • 0.0.4 (latest)
  • 0.0.3 (deleted)
  • 0.0.2 (deleted)
  • 0.0.1 (deleted)
released Mar 24th 2015

Start using this module

  • r10k or Code Manager
  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'alkivi-alkivi_backup', '0.0.4'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add alkivi-alkivi_backup
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install alkivi-alkivi_backup --version 0.0.4

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alkivi/alkivi_backup — version 0.0.4 Mar 24th 2015

Alkivi Backup Module

This module will install and configure a cron tab to configure backup


Minimal server configuration

class { alkivi_backup:
  backup_method => 'file',
  file_dir      => '/home/alkivi-backup/',
  email_subject => '[backup] report from',
  include_dir   =>  ['/etc', '/root', '/home', '/usr/local', '/var/log'],
  exclude_dir   =>  ['/home/alkivi-backup', '/root/archive'],
  hostname      => '',

Example with ssh

class { alkivi_backup:
  ssh_user      => 'alkivi-web',
  email_subject => '[backup] report from',
  include_dir   =>  ['/etc', '/root', '/home', '/usr/local', '/var/log'],
  exclude_dir   =>  ['/home/alkivi-backup'],
  hostname      => '',

Example for mysql

class { alkivi_backup::mysql:
  server => '',

check .pp file for more configuration

Example for postgresql

class { alkivi_backup::postgresql:
  server => 'localhost',

check .pp file for more configuration


Original executable comes from duplicity backup : Mysql backup comes from : Postgresql comes from :


  • This module has been tested on Debian Wheezy, Squeeze.


The code is freely distributable under the terms of the LGPLv3 license.


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