281828Re: Low Budget Backups
- Dec 1, 2011
>> Does anyone have any low-end/low-budget backup suggestions for user mailThanks 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.
>> 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
>> 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.
No other people have systems for doing this?
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