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From Andy D'Arcy Jewell <>
Subject Backing up SolR 4.0
Date Mon, 03 Dec 2012 14:07:23 GMT
Hi all.

I'm new to SolR, and I have recently had to set up a SolR server running 

I've been searching for info on backing it up, but all I've managed to 
come up with is "it'll be different" or "you'll be able to do push 
replication" or using http and the command=backup parameter, which 
doesn't sound like it will be effective for a production setup (unless 
I've got that wrong)...

I was wondering if I can just stop or suspend the SolR server, then do 
an LVM snapshot of the data store, before bringing it back on line, but 
I'm not sure if that will cut it. I gather merely rsyncing the data 
files won't do...

Can anyone give me a pointer to that "easy-to-find" document I have so 
far failed to find? Or failing that, maybe some sound advice on how to 


Andy D'Arcy Jewell

SysMicro Limited
Linux Support

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