[CentOS] Back up system

Fri Oct 21 10:12:38 UTC 2011
Adam Tauno Williams <awilliam at whitemice.org>

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

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.