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Jungledisk S3 backup


Installing Jungledisk and getting it to work can be a royal pain. Here are the steps I used to get it to work on CentOS 4 and 5.

I first installed Junglediskworkgroup on my Mac. This allowed me to use the junglediskworkgroup-settings.xml file for my Linux setup.
You can use the Windows version as well to get the needed *-settings.xml file for use in the Linux environment.
Ensure that you copy this file to your Linux server for use. I will not cover how this is done in this post.

I like to make build-“project” folders for stuff I am working on. This keeps things clean and I have a master build directory for everything I work on.

mkdir build-jungledisk
cd build-jungledisk

Now you need to grab the .tar.gz file for jungledisk.
Grab it from here
I used wget and copied the url of the file I needed by right clicking and choosing “copy link”
Be sure to user your own url from the site as this url may or may not work.

Uncompress junglediskworkgroup64-261a.tar.gz .
tar -zxvf junglediskworkgroup64-261a.tar.gz

You should now have a junglediskworkgroup folder with the jungledisk command line application.
cd junglediskworkgroup

Now copy the junglediskworkgroup-settings.xml into this folder.
cp /path/to/junglediskworkgroup-settings.xml build-jungledisk/junglediskworkgroup/

Now you need to install dkms dkms-fuse and fuse from

Again, I used wget to get the rpm files. I put them in build-jungledisk and then installed them with.
rpm -ivh *.rpm

Once the rpms are installed you need to
modprobe fuse
and verify it is installed with
lsmod | grep fuse

Before I could start jungledisk, I had to edit the cacheDirectory path in the junglediskworkgroup-settings.xml. I created a new path in /opt/
mkdir -p /opt/jungledisk/cache/

Then I edited the junglediskworkgroup-settings.xml and replaced the cacheDirectory with this, which reflected the new path.

If things are right, you can now start jungledisk
cd junglediskworkgroup
./jungledisk /media/jungledisk -o config=/path/to/junglediskworkgroup-settings.xml

Make sure to use the proper and full path to junglediskworkgroup-settings.xml

You should now see the new mount on the system with
df -h
jungledisk#jungledisk 382G 0 382G 0% /media/jungledisk

If you have issues check /var/log/junglediskwg.log

Thank you,
Engineer Tim