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Re: xfs backup system vs rsynce

On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 7:28 PM, prad <prad@towardsfreedom.com> wrote:
> xfsdump and xfsrestore seem to be a good combo and i recall using dump
> and restore on freebsd.
> the past year we've been using rsync which is very convenient.
> do people have any thoughts regarding these as far as creating backups?
> my feelings are slanted towards using xfs tools since i'm using xfs,
> though i would appreciate hearing what people have to say before leaving
> rsync behind (though i may use it locally for quick stuff).

I use rdiff-backup it uses the rsync alorythm but it keeps the
increments so you can recover deleted files or the old form of file. I
makes weekly backups and delete files in the backup files which are
older than 3 months.


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