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Old 10-06-2006, 08:19 PM   #1
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rsync and rsnapshot


hi is any one using rsync and rsnapshot can you tell me how you are getting on with it i have just install them and about to play around with them i do not want to do remote backup just want backup my system to a internal drive using the automated snapshot format

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Old 10-07-2006, 01:19 PM   #2
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I use rsnapshot to backup several machines on my network, the home folders mostly. I've not had any problems with it. What specific questions do you have?
 
Old 10-08-2006, 05:02 PM   #3
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hi frob23 i was reading about it and i would like to setup it on my machine so i can backup my machine in snapshot and i would like to save the snapshots to a harddrive in the same machine
drive space is not problem i every time i backup my machine in mandriva backup tool and go to restore it comes back saying it corrupted a lot of time wasted rsync is ready install on the system i would neeed to install rsnapshot and configure it run that where i would need a bit of guidence configureing and the running commands

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Old 10-09-2006, 10:12 AM   #4
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I use rsnapshot on my workstation. Have a look here:

http://www.rsnapshot.org/howto/1.2/r...-HOWTO.en.html
http://www.mikerubel.org/computers/rsync_snapshots/
http://www.trickykid.org/index.php?itemid=4&catid=2
http://www.trickykid.org/index.php?itemid=7&catid=2
http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Linux-Comp...ecovery-HOWTO/


For comparison see e.g.

http://www.dirvish.org/
 
Old 10-10-2006, 10:33 AM   #5
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Thanks JZL240I-U i have just installed the rsnapshot and about to configure the rsnapshot.conf.default thank for the sites i will have play around with it over couple of days

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