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Bug#985918: ITP: bung -- backup next generation

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Charles Atkinson <bung@charlesmatkinson.org>

* Package name    : bung
  Version         : 3.0.3
  Upstream Author : Charles Atkinson <bung@charlesmatkinson.org>
* URL             : https://redmine.auroville.org.in/projects/bung/files
* License         : GPLv2
  Programming Lang: bash
  Description     : Backup next generation (bung)

bung has been developed over eight years as a campus backup utility, running
on Debian and a few Ubuntu systems.  It is known to be used on more than 100 

Documentation includes man pages and user and programmer guides.  The guides'
primary format is .odt.  The package includes .pdf and .html

Guides are available from

Selected text from 
https://redmine.auroville.org.in/projects/bung/wiki/Bung_technology follows

bung is a set of wrapper scripts for several backup utilities:

* OpenLDAP (slapcat and tar)
* mysqldump
* pgdump
* rsync

bung also has:

* A "sysinfo" facility to generate system information reports
* Templated backups allowing custom backup commands.  Example templates are 
  provided for Cisco switches and MikroTik routers

bung features:

* Automated backup to hotplug devices when they are plugged in with on-screen
  notifications to both character terminals and X displays
* Backup to remote file systems via ssh 
* Custom commands (hooks) to run before and after the backup itself
* File system hierarchy standard (FHS) compliant
* GPLv2
* Logging designed to ease production support
* LVM snapshots
* man pages
* Mounting and unmounting local file systems
* Remote ssh command validation


Charles Atkinson

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