[CentOS] Can anyone suggest a decent backup system?

Alan Hodgson ahodgson at simkin.ca
Thu Sep 16 13:52:40 EDT 2010

On September 16, 2010 10:49:04 am Les Mikesell wrote:
> Agreed there.  Backuppc doesn't know much about tapes and nothing about
> changers.  But for straight long-term archiving you could wrap a script
> around BackupPC_tarCreate to save whatever you wanted off to tape.  And
> you are on your own for restoring it, but it might be an advantage to
> have a standard tar archive than something only a certain program knows
> how to access.

Amanda's dumps are standard tar archives and can be restored without Amanda.

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