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Old 11-04-2004, 11:40 AM   #1
cbriscoejr
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Question backup options for Linux


I am looking for backup solutions. I need to backup 5 servers to a server dedicated to backups. All the servers are on the same subnet in a Microsoft LAN environment. Backup files ar 5 - 10 Gb when tar'd with bzip option.

Tar works but requires so much manual intervention to go between servers.

Dump when I tested it does not work. I believe the required ports are not available and I can't make changes related to that.

Are there other options?
 
Old 11-04-2004, 01:49 PM   #2
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Why not run incremental backups with rsync:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ticle&artid=80
 
  


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