[CentOS] Testing remote machine status in a script ?

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Sun Oct 25 23:08:55 UTC 2009


Niki Kovacs wrote:
> Les Mikesell a écrit :
> 
>> 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.
>>
> 
> Sound nice. Probably a case of: now I found a solution with a long and 
> complicated Bash script, I may as well use the nifty little app that did 
> it nicely beforehand :o)
> 

Backuppc is all perl - including a reimplementation of rsync that knows how to 
work with compressed local files while chatting with a stock remote version. 
But the way I look at it is that the complexity is irrelevant as long as someone 
else already did the work and it is well tested.

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   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com


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