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Old 01-31-2010, 10:38 PM   #1
stascrash
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Question System Backup/Restore script or application


Hello Guys,
My manager at work asked me to setup an FTP server running LINUX. i had a post about some custom scripts and commands that i needed, so after i configured and set everything up, i got another assignment....
here we go, i need to come up with a way of backing up the entire system, or creating a script that will setup,install and configure all the FTP related features i have made working there.
i am wondering what would be the most ideal/best and easy to do way to back up the system? the goal is : in case if HDD fails, or anything goes wrong. system can be restored in no time. this is still up in air thing, i offered taking some time on a weekend and setting up same system on say, few drive, and swapping them when one goes bad... but what would be an alternatives?
Any ideas ? Thank you guys.
 
Old 02-01-2010, 12:02 AM   #2
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Hi,

For an easy complete solution for backup up your entire system and being able to restore it in a fast and easy way, I'd have a look at CloneZilla.

Kind regards,

Eric
 
Old 02-02-2010, 12:47 PM   #3
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Thanks, EricTRA. I will check it out. I think i came across that one while googling.)
 
  


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