Commit 546d5c82 authored by Evangelos Foutras's avatar Evangelos Foutras 🐱
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Merge branch 'gitlab-stop-using-backup-tool' into 'master'

gitlab: Do away with generating tarball backups

See merge request !530
parents f6a0208e 0643978a
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......@@ -85,10 +85,6 @@ For PostgreSQL backups are made using pg_dump to `postgres_backup_dir`.
Restoring backups can be done with `pg_restore`. See also [official PostgreSQL docs](
### Gitlab
GitLab is backupped up using the `gitlab_backup` tool to `gitlab_backupdir`. See also [official GitLab docs](
## Adding a new server
Adding a new server to be backed up goes as follows:
filesystem: btrfs
gitlab_backupdir: /srv/gitlab/data/backups
additional_addresses: ["", "2a01:4f8:c2c:5d2d::2/64"]
wireguard_public_key: EbZisS0fwM6B8Nkugy1lyox+A8L13hniucVIPVCK5R0=
......@@ -56,10 +56,6 @@
file: path={{ mysql_backup_dir }} state=directory owner=root group=root mode=0755
when: mysql_backup_dir is defined
- name: install gitlab backup script
template: dest=/usr/local/bin/ owner=root group=root mode=0755
when: inventory_hostname == ""
- name: install systemd services for backup
template: src={{ item }}.j2 dest=/etc/systemd/system/{{ item }} owner=root group=root mode=0644
# Script to backup Gitlab running in a Docker container
backupdir="{{ gitlab_backupdir }}"
echo "emptying backup directory ${backupdir}"
# Verify that the gitlab_backupdir in ansible was defined, otherwise we will rm /* and remove the previous backup
rm -r "${backupdir:?backup dir unset}/"*
docker exec gitlab gitlab-backup create STRATEGY=copy SKIP=tar GZIP_RSYNCABLE=yes
Description=Borg backup
{% if inventory_hostname == "" %}
# The ordering relation defined below is important for the GitLab backups
# because the offsite backup reuses the tarballs from this service's run.
{% endif %}
......@@ -45,12 +45,6 @@ if systemctl is-active mysqld || systemctl is-active mariadb; then
/usr/local/bin/ || true
{# When backing up to offsite, reuse the existing tarballs from the previous backup #}
{% if inventory_hostname == "" and item['suffix'] != '-offsite' %}
# Create tarball backups of various GitLab directories using the official backup tool
systemctl is-active docker && /usr/local/bin/
{% endif %}
if is_btrfs "$src"; then
# List all btrfs submounts we want to backup, e.g. with "/ /home"
list_of_btrfs_submounts=$(findmnt -Rl -o target,fstype,options / | grep btrfs | grep -v docker | grep -v "subvol=\/[[:alnum:]]" | cut -d ' ' -f1)
gitlab_backupdir: /srv/gitlab/data/backups
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