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Re: backup plan for home server

On (01/10/05 08:47), Michael Perry wrote:
> After doing backups to tape for a long time using things lika Amanda, I
> finally settled on my own approach which actually works decently for me. I
> have a primary Linux server here at home which does samba, vpn, apache, nfs.
> I setup a second linux box on some older hardware with a 3ware 2 port SATA
> controller and 2 250g sata drives. I found a really good resource for doing
> rsync backups and followed some/most of it one way or the other.
> http://www.mikerubel.org/computers/rsync_snapshots/
> Thats the overall place I went to read about rsync backups. What I do is
> simply do cron jobs that backup several directories to the second box
> including samba shares like documents, mp3s. I also save all my mail folders
> there.
> This approach works really well for me. The backup box is configured as a
> RAID1 array and I exported the ssh keys between them. So I have like 250g
> total for backups. When I want to go bigger, I'll probably just get a 4 port
> SATA controller and buy 2 more drives or something.

I used this reference and another to setup automated backup and put some
notes and links here:



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