Back ups

Back ups

For disaster recovery purposes, it is a good practice to perform regular backups of the database, configuration files, network information, and OpenStack service details in your environment. For an OpenStack cloud deployed using OpenStack-Ansible, back up the /etc/openstack_deploy/ directory.

Back up and restore the /etc/openstack_deploy/ directory

The /etc/openstack_deploy/ directory contains a live inventory, host structure, network information, passwords, and options that are applied to the configuration files for each service in your OpenStack deployment. Back up the /etc/openstack_deploy/ directory to a remote location.

To restore the /etc/openstack_deploy/ directory, copy the backup of the directory to your cloud environment.

Database backups and recovery

MySQL data is automatically backed up. To recover the database, use the database backups and rebuild the Galera cluster. For more information, see galera-cluster-maintenance.

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