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Re: Tarsnap connection lost, not sure how to debug
Hi Graham/Colin -- I did see that page before and ran through the items. No problems pinging or connecting via telnet, and a different server configured the same way (at roughly the same time, give or take a couple days) connects just fine. Thought maybe ufw was getting in the way, so I punched a hole for requests to tarsnap's IP (no effect), and disabled it outright (also no effect).
I'm seeing no obvious permission errors (I'm actually running as root), and I had also tried defining a new cache directory, which also didn't make any difference.
In addition to Graham's comments about debugging the network...
On 4/4/19 7:20 PM, Julian Lam wrote:
> Seems I'm running out of money on my account, so I wanted to go ahead and nuke
> what I had, except I'm unable to at this time:
> /usr/bin/tarsnap --key tarsnap.key --cachedir .tarsnap-cache --fsck
If you want to nuke *all* of your archives, you don't need to run --fsck.
You only need to have a synchronized cache directory for creating new
archives or deleting *individual* archives (since that's how tarsnap
figures out which blocks are no longer needed -- not an issue if you ask
to delete everything).
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