Re: Mystery backup filling partitions
On Sun, Oct 01, 2006 at 12:38:30PM -0700, Paul Johnson wrote:
> On Sunday 01 October 2006 11:37, Rodney D. Myers wrote:
> > On Sun, 1 Oct 2006 11:12:05 -0700
> > Paul Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > On Sunday 01 October 2006 10:42, Rodney D. Myers wrote:
> > > > Now the query. What program(s) would make a backup of the /home
> > > > directory/partition, and store it /var/backups?
> > >
> > > faubackup if it's configured that way.
> > Thanks
> > Does faubackup do anything useful? If not, then I'll remove it next
> > time I'm over there.
> faubackup is useful if you have an external hard drive, then you point
> faubackup at that external drive's mount point for automated backups.
tar c[z]f /var/backups/<filename> /home
do the same thing for the OP - perhaps as a cron job?
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