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Old 05-16-2005, 02:33 PM   #1
Echo Kilo
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Backup Utility


I am using Vector Linux 5 as a samba file server and would like to automate backups nightly.

There doesn't seem to be any built in utility for backing up my files. What free utility can I install to automate backups to my second Hard Drive?
 
Old 05-16-2005, 02:41 PM   #2
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Rsync is nice and quick and does incremental copies:
http://samba.anu.edu.au/rsync/
 
Old 05-16-2005, 02:42 PM   #3
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Hmmm....

Use Storix software - the free desktop edition one (it's a graphical backup agent)

http://storix.com -- (You also get free support!)

You can do bare metal restore, etc, indv. directories. (You must be a home user... not a biz....) If so, your free. Just select Desktop license.


The hard drive you'll be backing your PC up MUST be dedicated to Storix.


Remove the line from /etc/fstab and un-mount . That's how storix recongizes drive, and then follow docs or call them or mail them.

Great stuff.
 
  


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