On 2012-08-01 02:06:01 +0000, ataubman said:

> What is the nature of your eDir backup(s), if any?

We reccomend that two types of backups be preformed.

Typically we reccomend dsbk with full and differentials.
This allows a restore from a complete loss of all servers witin a tree
and contains passwords.
DSBK also will backup nici keys.
dsbk is stupidly fast.

We also reccomend a LDIF backup with full and differentials.
The LDIF backups do not backup passwords.
They do allow the restoring of a few or one entry.
If you would like to do password backups, you could use

We have some more information on this at:


Thank You for your help!

Jim Willeke