[CentOS] Back up to Rackspace Cloud Files from a CentOS server

Gavin Carr gavin at openfusion.com.au
Sun Mar 28 17:55:21 UTC 2010


On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 12:19:01AM +0800, Matt Arnilo S. Baluyos (Mailing Lists) wrote:
> I'm looking for a solution to be able to back up to a Rackspace Cloud
> Files account from a CentOS server.
> 
> I have set up Duplicity but have found out that the back-ups are in
> GPG-encrypted volumes. There are also GUI clients for Windows and Mac
> but they're not what I need.
> 
> I'm looking for something like a command-line tool that will let me
> push directories on the server (via rsync perhaps) to the Rackspace
> Cloud Files container. Being able to run it non-interactively on the
> shell is a requirement because I need to be able to run backup scripts
> via cron.

Brackup has a CloudFiles target: http://search.cpan.org/~bradfitz/Brackup/
The cpan release is a bit old now though - I'd use svn:

  http://code.google.com/p/brackup/source/checkout

Or you can get rpms from my repo:

  http://www.openfusion.net/linux/openfusion_rpm_repository


Cheers,
Gavin



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