8.1. The Tungsten Replicator Home Directory
After installing Tungsten Replicator the home directory will be filled with a set
of new directories. The home directory is specified by
--install-directory. If you have multiple
installations on a single server; each directory will include the same
tungsten - A symlink to the most recent
version of the software. The symlink points into the
releases directory. You should always use the
symlink to ensure the most recent configuration and software is used.
releases - Storage for the current and
previous versions of the software. During an upgrade the new software
will be copied into this directory and the
symlink will be updated. See Section E.1.2, “The
for more information.
service_logs - Includes symlinks to the
primary log for the replicator, manager and connector. This directory
also includes logs for other tools distributed for Tungsten Replicator.
backups - Storage for backup files
created through trepctl. See
Section E.1.1, “The
backups Directory” for more information.
thl - Storage for THL files created by
the replicator. Each replication service gets a dedicated sub-directory
for storing THL files. See Section E.1.5, “The
thl Directory” for more
relay - Temporary storage for
downloaded MySQL binary logs before they are converted into THL files.
share - Storage for files that must
persist between different software versions. The
env.sh script will setup your shell environment to
allow easy access to Tungsten Replicator tools.