[CentOS] Backing up CentOS

Tue Apr 18 20:16:12 UTC 2006
Johnny Hughes <mailing-lists at hughesjr.com>

On Tue, 2006-04-18 at 07:21 -0500, Chris Peikert wrote:
> Can anyone suggest a good open source/free backup software that works
> on CentOS?  I was reading through the manuals on how to back things up
> and it said do 1 of 2 things. Buy a 3rd party software packages or
> make one from source. Well I have no clue how to do the 2nd option and
> I don’t want to spend any money so I figured I would as you gurus. BTW
> I am newb so easier the software the better. Thanks.

I just built a package called backuppc for the testing CentOS repo.  It
requires a dedicated backup server that you run it on, and it can backup
Linux/Unix/Mac machines via rsync or tar and Windows machines via samba.

The RPMs are just the start and it is a complicated setup but it is a
good solution for backups:


Johnny Hughes

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