[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: Merging tarsnap accounts / moving servers between accounts
On 04/08/17 20:13, Victor Boctor wrote:
>> I can move machines between accounts. Send me an email off-list with details
>> and I'll take care of it for you.
> Great to know that this is possible.
> So, the information you would need is:
> - Source account
> - Target account
> - Server name(s)
Correct. (And I'd also need to verify that you are in fact the owner of both
accounts, of course.)
> The following would happen:
> - All existing archives will be moved to the target accounts.
> - New archives created during or after move will use same key and end up in the target account?
> What are the changes (tarsnap commands) I would need to apply on the moved server(s), if any?
You wouldn't need to do anything. From the perspective of the "backup
service" code, a machine (aka. a set of keys and their associated storage)
is a basic entity; the concept of an account associated with an email address
only comes into the billing system. Moving a machine between two accounts
really just means "tell the billing system that the machine's usage should be
billed to a different account".
Security Officer Emeritus, FreeBSD | The power to serve
Founder, Tarsnap | www.tarsnap.com | Online backups for the truly paranoid