[CentOS] Testing remote machine status in a script ?

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Sun Oct 25 19:28:22 UTC 2009


Niki Kovacs wrote:
> Les Mikesell a écrit :
>> I always recommend backuppc (either from http://backuppc.sourceforge.net/ or the 
>> package in epel) because it does all this for you and gets it right.
>>
> 
> This looks interesting, and I will take a closer look.
> 
> I'm right now knee-deep in this :
> 
> http://www.mikerubel.org/computers/rsync_snapshots/index.html
> 
> I'm adapting it to my environment, and it already works great.

The big win with backuppc is that it will also compress the files and find 
matches across multiple machines and hard-link all identical content.  Plus you 
get a nice web interface to configure it and browse/restore.

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   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com




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