Forgive me if this is obvious but I’m pleased that I have been able to get NethServer to ‘see’ my USB hard drive which is connected to my Mac running VirtualBox.
I thought I could use it for my data backups. Using the Cockpit Dashboard I set up an rsync backup and set it running. One of the first lines in the log says:
rsync: chgrp "/mnt/backup-backup-data/server/2019-07-18-112012/usr/share/nextcloud" failed: Operation not permitted (1)
And so it goes on, pretty much everything is not permitted. The log ends:
sent 1.04G bytes received 172.86K bytes 10.91M bytes/sec
total size is 1.15G speedup is 1.11
rsync error: some files/attrs were not transferred (see previous errors) (code 23) at main.c(1178) [sender=3.1.2]
rsync_tmbackup: [ERROR] Rsync reported an error. Run this command for more details: grep -E 'rsync:|rsync error:' '/root/.rsync_tmbackup/2019-07-18-112012.log'
ln: failed to create symbolic link ‘/mnt/backup-backup-data/server/latest’: Operation not permitted
Action 'backup-data-rsync backup-data': FAIL
Backup status: FAIL
I ran the command (correctly as far as I know…) given above but “no such file or directory”.
I have a problem with permissions somewhere, my hard drive perhaps?
Also, FWIW, the USB hard drive isn’t available when trying to set up a backup in Cockpit. It seems to be available in the old Dashboard. Backup is disabled there, I want to use rsync and not sure if that’s an option…
I formatted the USB Drive while it was still mounted on my Mac. I assumed any macOS format would be wrong so the choice was MSDOS FAT or exFAT. I went for MSDOS. If you don’t like that you can tell me what to do
or use the button in cockpit (sorry, never did it myself)
To find what filesystem now is used, mount the drive and type mount in CLI.
You will find something like /dev/sdxx on /mnt type ??? (rw,relatime,data=ordered) where the ??? stand for the filesystemtype.