sean finney on 9 Feb 2009 10:46:09 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Automated disk-to-disk backups


On Mon, Feb 09, 2009 at 01:25:29PM -0500, Adam Zion wrote:
> Can anyone recommend the best way to schedule automated disk-to-disk
> backups w/linux? I just ordered an external disk drive, and could
> certainly manage manually copying everything after su'ing in as each
> user, but automated backups would be ideal.

if you want just a single backup, rsync'ing as root ought to suffice.

if you want backups going for some window(s) of time, then you might
want to check out something like rdiff-backup or bontmia or similar (there's
about a dozen rsync-with-hardlinks backup wrappers out there)


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