[CentOS] [OT] Building a new backup server

Tue Nov 5 13:06:42 UTC 2013
Sorin Srbu <Sorin.Srbu at orgfarm.uu.se>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
> Behalf Of Les Mikesell
> Sent: den 4 november 2013 18:31
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] [OT] Building a new backup server
> BackupPC pools data with hardlinks so you have to put its entire
> archive in one filesystem.   However, unless you know for certain that
> you'll need the entire space for backuppc I'd recommend breaking the
> space up into sizes that your RAM will handle for an XFS fsck.  As
> much as I like backuppc, there are some things it doesn't handle well
> (VM images, huge databases or single-file mailboxes with daily
> changes, etc.) and you might use the other portions for ad-hoc copies
> of things like that.

Do we have other options than BackupPC on CentOS that might work better?