- Archiver Service Component
- Service component that provides the backup functionality.
- The component that provides core functions of AutoArchive application (i. e. working with
archives and backups).
- The primary entity that AutoArchive operates with. It has a name and holds the configuration used to create the
corresponding backup. Archive is represented by the archive specification file.
- archive specification file
- The configuration of an archive. It contains all information needed for creation of a single archive,
such as: archive name, archive root directory, list of directories and files which should be included and
excluded, etc. It can also contain some of the configuration options. The file has extension ‘.aa’ and is
sometimes referred as “.aa file”. For more information see the user documentation.
- archive specifications directory
- Directory where archive specification files are stored. It can be
configured via the
- External program or a class that creates an archive from given set of files.
- The application which is being documented here.
- Result of the backup creation operation. For example a *.tar.gz file.
- backup level
- The order of an archive in incremental backup, where backup level 0 means full backup, backup level 1 is
an archive that contains only differences from level 0, and so on.
- Cmdline UI
- The component that provides textual user interface.
- Application part.
- The component that provides configuration options.
- configured archive
- An archive that has a valid archive specification file recognized by the application.
- force option form
- An option with “force-” prefix. See also normal option form.
- negation option form
- An option with “no-” prefix. See also normal option form.
- normal option form
- A standard option wihout any prefix of a special meaning. See also force option form and
negation option form.
- orphaned archive
- An archive which is not configured (anymore) but the application still has
some information stored about it (is a stored archive).
- selected archive
- A configured archive which is passed to the application for processing either by configuration or as
an argument (which can be the name of the archive or path to the archive specification file.
- Service Components
- Service application level. Contains all services used in the application.
- stored archive
- An archive for which the application has stored some information.
- system configuration file
- System-wide configuration file. It has syntax similar to other configuration files but its options have lower
priority. See also user configuration file.
- User interface.
- user configuration directory
- A per-user directory where the application looks for user configuration file and stores some internal
data. It is also default path for a subdirectory containing archive specification files.
- user configuration file
- A per-user configuration file. See also system configuration file.