[CentOS] Looking for assistance

Guy Boisvert boisvert.guy at videotron.ca
Wed Nov 22 20:35:39 UTC 2006

System Admin wrote:
> We have about 5 servers spread out throughout the country: 2 Centos 4.4,
> 1 Red Hat and 2 windows machines- looking for some good ideas for a
> back-up solution. Our servers hold a lot of data, but only a small
> portion of it is crucial on any given day. That crucial portion is
> always changing (for example, this week the crucial files all relate to
> November- current and previous projects, and the next project in early
> December).
> What we need to have is a backup solution that would allow us to roll
> back to any given day (about four weeks of daily history). Bare-metal
> backups are a must.
> Our ideal solution would be to find someone who could design and
> implement a system for us. All ideas and suggestions are welcome.
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Have a look at:   http://www.mikerubel.org/computers/rsync_snapshots/

I use this kind of setup for my clients, works like a charm.  I made my 
own scripts and we can hold easily last 30 days in rolling scheme.  It 
works over SSH and support compression of the stream.  RSync is very 
efficient.  For Winblows, check:


Hope this helps!

Guy Boisvert
IngTegration inc.

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