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281828Re: Low Budget Backups

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  • email builder
    Dec 1, 2011
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      >> Does anyone have any low-end/low-budget backup suggestions for user mail

      >> spools?  Consider hobby type scenarios or small businesses with a cheap single
      >> hard drive rented (dedicated/shared) server where there may not be budget for
      >> another server or paid backup service.
      >> My thought was if data size wasn't too big, you can use duplicity[1]
      >> and FTP the data to one of the few free "cloud"/online backup services
      >> (I think filesonic allows reasonable FTP access level, memopal and box.net seem
      >> to have webdav access, although might still be buggy to work with duplicity....
      >> others I looked at either didn't seem to have webdav or FTP or had limits
      >> that were too restrictive in their free accounts).  Or just FTP stuff to an old
      >> file server in your office that's not used for anything except backups, but
      >> this depends on connectivity and consistent uptime.
      >> Or to again use duplicity with a cheap paid FTP account like at rsync.net.
      >> Are there other ways of achieving this?
      > Built into postfix; examine always_bcc and its variants.

      Thanks that's a good thing to keep in mind, but I'm not looking to archive all incoming messages, rather the current state of the users' mail spools.

      No other people have systems for doing this?
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