[CentOS] question about backup regimens

Mark Snyder mark at jmktdis.com
Thu Nov 8 18:36:03 UTC 2007

Tom Brown 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.
> for me www.amanda.org everytime
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A commercial software option we have been using with very good success for several years now 
is Lone Star at http://www.cactus.com/

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