We are running evault 10. i suspect that out backup software has been running and backing up vault when backup was not set on the Vault stores or the indexs.
I manually set the backup mode while the backup was running when i caught the issue tonight. My question is as follows:
1) What happens to vault if backup mode is enabled when a backup is running? Does it still go into read only mode?
2) What kind of backups can we expect to have if vault is not set into backup mode, and is backed up anyways?
2) Probably not particularly good ones, but you might be lucky.
It's all down to whether or not changes are happening to the environment when you are performing a backup.
As far as I remember you're just running the risk of the backup not being consistent. So you could just throw away that backup, or mark it as 'suspect' in some way, and do a new 'proper' one.