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Date:      Thu, 4 May 1995 18:22:21 -0400 (EDT)
From:      Branson Matheson <>
Subject:   Re: backup?
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <> from "" at May 4, 95 04:40:44 pm

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> What's the best mechanism for automating backups? I have a small LAN of
> FreeBSD systems and would like them all to backup automatically (prefer
> to the same device). Is selective backup a possiblity?
> Where is the list of compatible hardware? Specifically tape drives?

 I would use amanda to do your backups. I use it with a stacker but it works
 fine with regular tape drives. I use amanda at work on a sun/sgi/freebsd 
 network to do over 80 gigs and at home to do just over two. there is a 
 package for it on in the new packages area.


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