George A. Theall on 1 Dec 2009 15:29:57 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Self-hosted online backups?

On Tue, Dec 01, 2009 at 06:05:11PM -0500, JP Vossen wrote:

> As is probably the case for a lot of us, I control Linux servers in 
> various locations (e.g, my house, my Mom's house).  I want to set up a 
> self-hosted online backup service and copy Mom's data to my house and my 
> data to her house.  I want the data to be compressed, encrypted (both in 
> transit and at rest), have multiple copes/versions 
> (daily/weekly/monthly) and to be disk and bandwidth efficient.
> If I have to roll my own, I can and will--eventually.  Meanwhile does 
> anyone know of anything that I can self-host without a lot of DIY?

I have similar interests and currently use rdiff-backup.  It doesn't
compress the data per se, but works with differences.  Nor does it
encrypt the data, although it does work remotely via ssh and you can
save the data on an encrypted filesystem. 

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