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Re: simple backup script

on Tue, Sep 02, 2003 at 01:15:10AM +0200, Marcus Schopen (lists@localguru.de) wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm looking for a simple backup script, which uses e.g. dd and 
> additionally does some error handling and mail notification. I use 
> amanda for my daily and weekly backups, but to feel more secure, I 
> installed a second harddrive in my server today. Now I'm looking for a 
> nice and secure script, which does a full backup of the first harddisk 
> each day.

There's a short FAQ on GNU/Linux system backups you may find useful, at:


> Secondly I'd like to do a fullbackup of a remote server, but I'm not 
> sure what's the best way to do a e.g. a dd over the lokal network. May 
> be the obove script could use for both.

Amanda, for starters.


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