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Date:      Wed, 16 May 2007 15:18:57 -0300 (BRT)
From:      scuba@centroin.com.br
To:        Phusion <phusion2k@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Backing up large partitions
Message-ID:  <20070516151608.N79771@trex.centroin.com.br>
In-Reply-To: <c3ed3fdc0705151427t58bc30cav4037d4ac64c5c0eb@mail.gmail.com>
References:  <c3ed3fdc0705151427t58bc30cav4037d4ac64c5c0eb@mail.gmail.com>

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Hi,

On Tue, 15 May 2007, Phusion wrote:

|I need some advice on how to backup a UNIX server. The server has
|multiple large partitions ranging from 200 to 400 GB. Also, the server
|doesn't have a tape drive. We recently got a large NAS device that has
|2 TB of storage space. The UNIX server has Samba installed and can be
|setup to mount a Windows network share. I would like the ability to
|run full and incremental backups as well as restores. Let me know what
|you think.

	Take a look at rsnapshot (it's in ports), it uses rsync with 
hardlinks to decrease the size of incremental backups.
	

- Marcelo




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