Backups allowing individual file restoration
paul at city-fan.org
Mon Mar 14 11:36:20 UTC 2005
Gerry Doris wrote:
> I'm looking for an application that will create an image of a full
> Fedora drive that can be used for either a bare metal restore or can be
> used to restore individual directories or files. I use Partition Image
> for this for my Window boxes.
> I've tried using Partimage. It's a great program but it only creates
> images of complete partitions and can only restore the complete
> partition...no directory or file access. It looks like G4U and G4L
> actually use Partimage so I assume they work the same.
> I don't want to use either CD's or DVD's. I would like to
> backup/restore either to another hard drive on the system being backed
> up or across my network to a server.
> Any reommendations would be appreciated.
bacula can backup to disks on the same or other servers. Moreover, it
keeps a database of the backed-up files, allowing retrieval of
individual files by date if required. Bare metal restores are also possible.
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