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Master/Slave Backups

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Created On: 21 Oct 1999 3:09 pm
Last Edited: 10 Jun 2009 3:41 pm

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We are running synchronized Web Crossing servers (distributed servers/master-slave/source-mirror). Are the databases identical on the machines? In other words, is it sufficient to back one of them up, or do we need to back them both up?

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Yes, the database is identical on all machines.

You may perform a manual backup on any node in the cluster via the backup control panel at any time.

However automatic (scheduled) backups occur only on the master for performance reasons.