[CentOS] Can anyone suggest a decent backup system?

Tom Yates madhatter at teaparty.net
Thu Sep 16 05:35:11 EDT 2010


On Thu, 16 Sep 2010, Kevin Thorpe wrote:

> We have a bit of a problem with backups. We've been using bacula to tape
> and now trying to disk but it's a complete nightmare as regards tape
> management.

i suspect it's quite annoying when people try to re-engineer your request, 
but i use bacula for some fairly large installations (several hundred LTO2 
tapes, 60-tape dual-drive stacker with barcode support, 5TB of staging 
disc, that sort of thing) as well as my much-smaller home backups, and 
find its tape management lovely - after i made one or two small but 
important tweaks.

if you're not already so sick of bacula that the mere name makes you break 
out in hives, might i ask what problems you've been having?  on- or 
off-list is fine, as you prefer.


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