Folder Backup to FTP and Email Shell Script for Cron v2

CODE:

#! /bin/bash

# Ameir Abdeldayem
# http://www.ameir.net
# You are free to modify and distribute this code,
# so long as you keep my name and URL in it.
# Last modified: August 1, 2006
#————————————————————-

# your server’s name
SERVER=ameir.net

# directory to backup to
BACKDIR=~/backups

# date format that is appended to filename
DATE=date +'%m-%d-%Y'

# directories to backup, separated by a space
# if this script is a level above a directory you want to backup,
# you can simply enter its name, otherwise, type the absolute path,
# with or without a trailing slash.
DIRS=”/home/user/public_html /home/user/directory2″

# set to ‘y’ if you want to backup all your folders. this will backup
# all files and folders in the script’s parent directory
BACKALL=n

#———————-Mail Settings——————–#

# set to ‘y’ if you’d like to be emailed the backup (requires mutt)
MAIL=n

# email addresses to send backups to, separated by a space
EMAILS=”[email protected] [email protected] [email protected]

# email subject
SUBJECT=”Directory Backup on $SERVER ($DATE)”

#———————-FTP Settings——————–#

# set “FTP=y” if you want to enable FTP backups
FTP=y

# FTP server settings; should be self-explanatory
FTPHOST=”ftp.server.com”
FTPUSER=”user”
FTPPASS=”password”

# directory to backup to. if it doesn’t exist, file will be uploaded to
# first logged-in directory
FTPDIR=”backups”

#——————-Deletion Settings——————-#

# delete old files?
DELETE=y

# how many days of backups do you want to keep?
DAYS=3

#———————-End of Settings——————#
# check of the backup directory exists
# if not, create it
if [ -e $BACKDIR ]
then
echo Backups directory already exists
else
mkdir $BACKDIR
fi


# This is a list of folders to be backed up.
# You can add more entries if you want more
# directories to be backed up. The ${PWD##*/}
# from the first entry gets the base name from
# the current directory and uses it in the filename.
# Format: zip -9 -r (where to save) (what to backup).
# Be sure to include $BACKDIR/ in the beginning
# so that the file is saved in the backup directory.

if [ $BACKALL = “y” ]
then
echo Backing up entire parent directory…
zip -9 -r $BACKDIR/${PWD##*/}-backup-$SERVER-$DATE.zip ./
else
echo Backing up selected directories…
for directory in $DIRS
do
DIR=echo $directory | sed -e 's/^\///g' -e 's/\/$//g' \
-e 's/~//g' -e 's/\.//g' -e 's/home\///g' -e 's/\//_/g'

echo Backing up folder named $directory as $DIR…
zip -9 -r $BACKDIR/$DIR-backup-$SERVER-$DATE.zip $directory
done
fi

if [ $MAIL = “y” ]
then
BODY=”Your backup is ready! Find more useful scripts and info at http://www.ameir.net”
ATTACH=for file in $BACKDIR/*$DATE.zip; do echo -n "-a ${file} "; done

echo $BODY | mutt -s “$SUBJECT” $ATTACH $EMAILS

echo “Your backup has been emailed to you!”
fi

if [ $FTP = “y” ]
then
cd $BACKDIR
ATTACH=for file in *$DATE.zip; do echo -n -e "put ${file}\\n"; done

ftp -nv < open $FTPHOST
user $FTPUSER $FTPPASS
cd $FTPDIR
$ATTACH
quit
EOF
fi

if [ $DELETE = “y” ]
then
find $BACKDIR -name “*.zip” -mtime $DAYS -exec rm {} \;

if [ $DAYS = “1” ]
then
echo “Yesterday’s backup has been deleted”
else
echo “The backup from $DAYS days ago has been deleted”
fi
fi

echo Your backup is complete!



Download backupdir.sh

2 comments on “Folder Backup to FTP and Email Shell Script for Cron v2
  1. noah says:

    I get

    Connected to [server]
    220 NAS FTP server ready.
    331 Password required for backup.
    230 User backup logged in, access restrictions apply.
    Remote system type is UNIX.
    Using binary mode to transfer files.
    250 CWD command successful.
    ?Invalid command
    ?Invalid command
    221 Goodbye. You uploaded 0 bytes and downloaded 0 bytes.
    The backup from 30 days ago has been deleted
    Your backup is complete!

  2. Pete says:

    Your script ist working nicely. Thank you for the sake of all lazybags like me! 😀

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