Linux Backup Administration

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at
Sat Jul 2 21:39:05 UTC 2005

On Fri, 2005-07-01 at 20:28, Ted Kaczmarek wrote:
> You can use almost any of the commercial snapshot products to restore
> almost any OS their is. Rsync is also a wonderful tool that will handle
> many requirements. I use rsync to backup Open Exchange's database and
> filespool in a smaller shop. In many cases  and especially with postgres
> you could rsync a primary db to a backup db faster than any other
> methods. I didn't believe it till I tried it.

You might like backuppc to automate
your backups.  Rsync is one of the methods it can use to make
the copies.

  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell at

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