Re: dirvish vs rdiff-backup (was Re: Changing the default simlink to sh [was: Password file with over 3000 users.])
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- Subject: Re: dirvish vs rdiff-backup (was Re: Changing the default simlink to sh [was: Password file with over 3000 users.])
- From: "Noah Dain" <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 2 Oct 2007 00:13:24 -0400
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On 9/29/07, Keith Edmunds <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Sep 2007 15:06:52 -0400, email@example.com said:
> > We're using rdiff-backup through backup-ninja and are only 90% happy
> > with it.
> We switched from rdiff-backup (after using it for a number of years) to
> backuppc. BackupPC uses rsync, combines common files in a pool, has a web
> interface, and has proved more reliable and more flexible than
> rdiff-backup. Worth considering.
The only thing backuppc seems to be missing over rdiff-backup is ACL
and xattr support.
The pooling feature will be great for backing up virtual machines.
"The beatings will continue, until morale improves" - the Management