How to change the snapshot mechanism on Linux client


How can I change my snapshot mechanism from LVM to no snapshot mechanism?


I am working the same problem, attempting to resolve errors not finding LVM items during file backing up. Comparing two of my Linux computers, with different UrBackUp installs, it appears that the initial client install script writes the same contents to either snapshot.cfg (for option 2, LVM snapshot) or (for option 4, no snapshot).

Ha, found my old post working the same problem on a new computer. This short answer is that LVM snapshot is generated by the presence of the file, /usr/local/etc/urbackup/snapshot.cfg, which only contains:

#This is a key=value config file for determining the scripts/programs to create snapshots

I turned off LVM snapshots by renaming this file to