Cron based ACB option
Provide a way to perform config backups via cron instead of on every change.
Updated by Danilo Zrenjanin about 3 years ago
Functionality to perform config backups via cron instead of on every change is added and works as expected. Tested in:
2.4.5-DEVELOPMENT (amd64) built on Tue Oct 02 03:48:39 EDT 2018 FreeBSD 11.2-RELEASE-p4
Still to consider making drop-downs or some other input method that is less tricky than cron formatting.
Updated by Steve Beaver about 3 years ago
- Status changed from Feedback to Resolved
While there are more simple ways to configure the timing, there is no more flexible way than direct crontab entry. If we dumb it down to an "Every n hours" input, there will be people who want to make a backup every third Tuesday of odd numbered months except in a leap year.
So far the reaction to this change has been positive with no complaints heard.