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Date:      Thu, 4 May 1995 19:27:03 -0400 (EDT)
From:      "Jonathan M. Bresler" <jmb@kryten.atinc.com>
To:        steve@cioeserv.cioe.com
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: backup?
Message-ID:  <Pine.3.89.9505041925.E4684-0100000@kryten.atinc.com>
In-Reply-To: <199505042140.QAA04538@cioeserv.cioe.com>

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On Thu, 4 May 1995 steve@cioeserv.cioe.com wrote:

> 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?

	the amanda package may be exactly what you want.  backup all the 
machines to a single server.  lable the tapes.  the process is 
automated.  get mail with the results.  and on and on and on.

> Where is the list of compatible hardware? Specifically tape drives?

	exabytes works very nicely ;)

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