[thelist] Backing up linux machine

Phil Turmel pturmel-webdev at turmel.org
Thu Aug 28 06:17:29 CDT 2008

I'm kinda' surprised no one mentioned Bacula[1].  The authors seem to
have put a great deal of effort into documenting restore procedures,
including disaster recovery.


[1] http://www.bacula.org/

Ken Schaefer wrote:
> Oddly enough, OP didn't ask about ease/simplicity of restoration, which is usually the more important :-)
> Cheers
> Ken
>> -----Original Message-----
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>> Subject: Re: [thelist] Backing up linux machine
>> On Wednesday 27 August 2008 02:06, Martin Burns wrote:
>>>> The server is running Centos 4. I can't find anything on there to
>>>> incrementally backup the machine - we're planning on using cronjob to
>>>> automate this so we have the automation bit planned out. Can anyone
>>>> recommend a program to do this, or commands or maybe a tutorial?
>>>> Searching
>>>> google provides limited results - I assume I'm not searching the right
>>>> terms.
>>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rsync
>>> Cheers
>>> Martin

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