[CentOS] NFS vs SMb vs iSCSI for remote backup mounts
rswwalker at gmail.com
Fri Jan 29 14:38:02 UTC 2010
On Jan 29, 2010, at 2:37 AM, Rudi Ahlers <rudiahlers at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 2:17 AM, Ross Walker <rswwalker at gmail.com>
> It's not easy backing up from behind the firewall.
> What about using a service that will backup the mobile clients to an
> offsite repository that is accessible also from behind the firewall.
> I was pitched something not too long ago about such a service, can't
> remember the name now unfortunately.
> Otherwise you could look into some sort of WebDAV + Fuse setup or
> some specialized file system that is cached on the client but then
> syncs with the server in the background when available, then all
> your backups are local.
> Hi Ross,
> Backing up behind the firewall is made easy by using an SSH tunnel :)
Communications is easy, but that's not what I'm talking about, I'm
talking the management and coordination of backups from behind the
> We already have an offsite backup facility with a 3rd party, nbut I
> need more control over the backups, and want to setup an inhouse
> backup server which where all the client's account (this is hosting
> accounts & VPS's) be backed up to, then this server will do an rsync
> with all the data to the offsite backup server.
You might find this to be a Herculean task that even if implemented,
impossible to support.
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