On Wed, 2011-10-19 at 16:43 +0300, Damas Ally wrote: > I have centos 5.7 (server). I need to configure it for backup system, that > means it have to back up or back up documents shall be posted or send to > this server from various users (clients using windows machine and ubuntu). > Can someone help me with instructions on how i can make this possible? And > /or is it possible to set active directory on this machine and if possible > how? Yes, CentOS will integration with AD. Lots of documentation on that is available. If you are backing up to disk be sure to take a look at SDFS <http://www.opendedup.org/> for your backend 'filessystem'. Block level duplication can be a *HUGE* win.