Re: Backup utilities
On Wednesday 19 June 2002 06:00, Jorge Santos wrote:
> Hello, I'm looking for recommendations on backing up the home
> directories here at work. The scenario is as follows: I have
> several work stations mounting their homes from a central server via
> NFS so I don't think I'll be needing anything sophisticated, I could
> use tar and a cron job but I rather use some tested, flexible and
> easy to mantain utility. So... suggestions anyone?
If you're looking for tested and flexible, tar is your friend. You could
just hack a script that tar's the home directories to whatever backup
medium you might have and sends you a rough report per email. You can
even specify a file date for incremental backups if you wish.
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