[CentOS] question about backup regimens

Paul Heinlein heinlein at madboa.com
Thu Nov 8 15:57:42 UTC 2007

On Thu, 8 Nov 2007, Marty Landman wrote:

> I need to recommend some backup options for a web server running 
> CentOS 4.1. The client prefers using a tape drive as their backup 
> device and has access to safe offsite storage. I was thinking of 
> system backups weekly and differential backups nightly but don't 
> know what software to recommend for the differential b/u's. For full 
> backups I can just schedule a tar and compress using cron.
> Any recommendations would be appreciated.

There are a couple threads on this list from earlier in the year you 
might find helpful:

  * Tape Drive Recommendations

  * Help with backups

Paul Heinlein <> heinlein at madboa.com <> http://www.madboa.com/

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