[unclug] Backup Solution

Brian Payst brian_payst at unc.edu
Thu Feb 5 11:44:07 EST 2004


rsync might just do it for you. Here's a good tutorial on doing it with 
snapshots.


http://www.mikerubel.org/computers/rsync_snapshots/

Hugh Crissman wrote:

> I am trying to build a backup solution for a small home network (3 
> systems total; 1 WinXP; 1 Gentoo Linux; and 1 RHEL 3). I have a large 
> hard  drive (160 Gb) on the RH system that will store all backup info.  
> I want to setup an automated and reliable daily backup to the RH 
> system.  Does anyone have any suggestions? I have looked at AMANDA and 
> tar/cron  jobs but I am not sure if either are really what I am looking 
> for. Thanks for the suggestions.
> 
> Hugh Crissman
> 
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