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Date:      Tue, 22 Oct 1996 12:04:21 -0500
From:      Hal Snyder <>
To:        Mikel Lindsaar <>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Questions re backing up
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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:
Binaries for amanda ship with recent releases of FreeBSD - check

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