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Re: tape drives

On Wed, Nov 07, 2001 at 03:56:22PM -0700, David Bishop wrote:
> As for the second part of my question, any recommendations on *what* my 
> "choice of backup software" should be?  Amanda just seems like overkill for a 
> single computer, and tar is a little, um, primitive :-)  

amanda is actually very easy to install and configure.  it scales well
from one system to dozens of systems.

it's certainly a LOT easier than trying to create your own backup system
using tar (or cpio or afio) and a bunch of shell scripts.

highly recommended!


craig sanders <cas@taz.net.au>

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