Backup server installations

This post is part of my Your own Virtual Private Server hosting solution project.
Get the latest version of this article here: https://gist.github.com/676d3ab77d9d48cba73e.

Introduction

This article shows a list of the most important files and folders of your VPC installations, you definitely should backup.
It assumes you’ll run a daily backup for this ressources.

Requirements

Instructions

As long new versions of your installations are released frequently, it’s recommanded to backup data and configuration files only.

Ubuntu

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duplicity-backup

/etc/duplicity-backup/*

Koken

/var/www/<koken>

MySQL

If you have automysqlbackup running.

/var/backups/mysql/latest/*

Nginx

/etc/nginx/conf.d/*  

Postfix

/etc/postfix/virtual
/etc/postfix/main.cf

Piwik

/var/www/<piwik>/config/*

WordPress

/var/www/<wordpress>/wp-config.php
/var/www/<wordpress>/wp-content/*

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