Provided by: backup-manager_0.7.9-3_all bug

NAME

       backup-manager-upload - Multiprotocol uploader for backup-manager.

SYNOPSIS

       backup-manager-upload [options] date

DESCRIPTION

       backup-manager-upload will upload all the archives generated on the given date to the
       specified host with either ftp or scp.  It's also possible to use this program for
       uploading data to an Amazon S3 account.  Some metadates are available like "today" or
       "yesterday".

REQUIRED ARGS

       --mode=transfer-mode
           Select the transfer mode to use : ftp, scp, or s3.

       --host=hostname1,hostname2,...,hostnameN
           Select a list of remote hosts to connect to.

       --user=username
           Select the user to use for connection.

OPTIONAL ARGS

       --password=password
           Select the ftp user's password (only needed for ftp transfers).

       --key=path_to_private_key
           Select the ssh private key file to use when opening the ssh session for scp transfer.
           Obviously, this is only needed for scp transfer mode.  If you don't specify a key
           file, the user's default private key will be used.

       --directory=directory
           Select the location on the remote host where files will be uploaded.  Default is
           /backup/uploads.

       --bucket=bucket
           Sets the bucket name for the Amazon S3 service backup into.

       --root=directory
           Select the local directory where files are.  Default is /var/archives

       --gpg-recipient=gpg-recipient
           Select the gpg public key for encryptiong the archives when uploading with the method
           ssh-gpg. This can be a short or long key id or a descriptive name. The precise syntax
           is described in the gpg man page.

       --list
           Just list the files to upload.

       --ftp-purge
           Purge the remote directory before uploading files in FTP mode.

       --s3-purge
           Purge the remote directory before uploading files in FTP mode.

       --ssh-purge
           Purge the remote directory before uploading files in SSH mode.

       --verbose
           Flag to enable verbose mode.

       date
           Date pattern to select some files to upload, can be a valid date (YYYYMMDD) or 'today'
           or 'yesterday'.

ERROR CODES

       If something goes wrong during an upload, backup-manager-upload will exit with a non null
       value. In such a case every error messages are sent to STDERR.

       Here are the possible error codes:

       bad command line (wrong arguments) : 10
       FTP transfer failure : 20
       SCP transfer failure : 21
       S3 transfer failure : 22
       Unknown upload method: 23

SEE ALSO

       backup-manager(3)

AUTHORS

       Alexis Sukrieh - main code and design

       Brad Dixon - Amazon S3 upload method

       Jan Metzger - ssh-gpg upload method