281868Re: Low Budget Backups
- Dec 3, 2011
>> As know one seems to have any other ideas, looks like it has to beOK, rsync it is.
>> some rsynch variant using whatever cheap remote storage I can find.
> Seems kind of OT for this list, but since nobody else seems to
> Two questions: Does it need to be remote, and why just the mail
> spool? Why not the entire machine?
> I'm currently backing up my machine at home to a WD "My Passport"
> drive, doing a monthly full and nightly differential, using a script
> that employs rsync. Each backup set looks like a full backup. Works
> like a champ. I'm going to use the same script on the new mailserver
> I'm building at work.
> I have two drives, which I swap once-a-month. The out-of-service
> drive goes in the safe. At work I'll probably do three or four, with
> at least one in the bank safety deposit vault.
Can you restore a system crash with a simple
rsync backed set of duplicate files?
And yes, sorry to the list about the OT topic
Applies much appreciated.
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