I sometimes get questions like ``Can I move series around?'' or ``What happens if the deletion of a backup is interrupted?'' and similar ones. Most of the answers to these questions are easy if you understand some internals of storeBackup. Therefore, I think it is time to explain how storeBackup works and on which ideas it depends on.

If you are not familiar with basic Unix / Linux file system concepts and simple command line commands, you might have problems to understand this chapter. In this case, it might be better not to follow the recipes shown or at least to follow them in a test environment first to see what happens.

Heinz-Josef Claes 2014-04-20