Skip site navigation (1)Skip section navigation (2)
Date:      Tue, 22 Oct 1996 12:04:21 -0500
From:      Hal Snyder <hal@vailsys.com>
To:        Mikel Lindsaar <mikel@cynet.net.au>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Questions re backing up
Message-ID:  <326CFE95.1149@vailsys.com>
References:  <199610221611.CAA00701@esimene.cynet.net.au>

Next in thread | Previous in thread | Raw E-Mail | Index | Archive | Help
Mikel Lindsaar wrote:

> Being fairly new to FreeBSD (and Unix in general) I have now a need to set
> up a fairly comprehensive backup regieme.  A simple tar to /der/rst0 is no
> longer suitable.
... 
> Now, I know I can go without /tmp and there is no need to backup /proc but
> I want to be able to backup the remaining systems to a single tape, with a
> rotating tape log (5 tapes over a week)
...
> Does anyone out there have a good FAQ they could point me to, or have
> suggestions?

This sounds like a job for amanda:
  http://www.cs.umd.edu/projects/amanda/index.html
Binaries for amanda ship with recent releases of FreeBSD - check
packages.



Want to link to this message? Use this URL: <http://docs.FreeBSD.org/cgi/mid.cgi?326CFE95.1149>