Re: backup package - linux
On Sat, Apr 16, 2005 at 06:32:26AM +0200, Francisco Cesar da Silva wrote:
> Does someone know a simple backup algorithm (probably using several
> disks) that can resurrect a file or a set of files or a whole disk as at
> an arbitrary date in the past? I'm sure this is standard fare for
> experienced sysadmins and comsci graduates. I don't mind mothballing a
> disk and buying an additional disk once a year for example.
> Perhaps there is a package that manages this sort of thing?
Have you looked into rdiff-backup? It can backup a disk
remotely over ssh, and you can configure how far back it
archives your data. Then you can recover a version of a
given file from a specific date.
Is that what you're looking for?
Stephen R. Laniel