[CentOS] BackupPC

Sat Jan 14 23:54:01 UTC 2017
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 1/14/2017 3:32 PM, TE Dukes wrote:
> Been working on this for a couple days and I am stuck!
> Followed the CentOS WIKI on BackupPC to the letter. It may be outdated, not
> sure. I also looked at the tutorial on HowToForge.
> I'm trying to get a windows client to backup via smb.
> I created the user 'backuppc' on the windows client with admin priviledges.
> I can map the drive/share from my CentOS Samba server using 'backuppc'
> credentials.

I use rsyncd from cygwin on my windows targets.

> full backup started for directory /
> Running: /usr/bin/ssh -q -x -l root hp8200 /usr/bin/rsync --server --sender
> --numeric-ids --perms --owner --group -D --links --hard-links --times
> --block-size=2048 --recursive --ignore-times . /

it appears you've got backuppc configured to use rsync-over-ssh, not SMB.

john r pierce, recycling bits in santa cruz