Commit 8662f473 authored by Nathan Lowe's avatar Nathan Lowe
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docs: raketasks: Add documentation on uploading to mounted shares

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### Uploading to locally mounted shares
You may also send backups to a mounted share (`NFS` / `CIFS` / `SMB` / etc.) by
using the [`Local`](https://github.com/fog/fog-local#usage) storage provider.
The directory pointed to by the `local_root` key **must** be owned by the `git`
user **when mounted** (mounting with the `uid=` of the `git` user for `CIFS` and
`SMB`) or the user that you are executing the backup tasks under (for omnibus
packages, this is the `git` user).
The `backup_upload_remote_directory` **must** be set in addition to the
`local_root` key. This is the sub directory inside the mounted directory that
backups will be copied to, and will be created if it does not exist. If the
directory that you want to copy the tarballs to is the root of your mounted
directory, just use `.` instead.
For omnibus packages:
```ruby
gitlab_rails['backup_upload_connection'] = {
:provider => 'Local',
:local_root => '/mnt/backups'
}
# The directory inside the mounted folder to copy backups to
# Use '.' to store them in the root directory
gitlab_rails['backup_upload_remote_directory'] = 'gitlab_backups'
```
For installations from source:
```yaml
backup:
# snip
upload:
# Fog storage connection settings, see http://fog.io/storage/ .
connection:
provider: Local
local_root: '/mnt/backups'
# The directory inside the mounted folder to copy backups to
# Use '.' to store them in the root directory
remote_directory: 'gitlab_backups'
```
## Backup archive permissions
The backup archives created by GitLab (123456_gitlab_backup.tar) will have owner/group git:git and 0600 permissions by default.
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