mirror combined with 7 day incremental backup
Hari Krishna Dara
haridara at gmail.com
Sun Sep 18 20:41:52 GMT 2005
And take a look at this tool which is based on this approach:
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Lee Cullens <lee_cullens at mac.com>
> To: Darcy Bangsund <darcy at mrxfx.com>
> Date: Sat, 17 Sep 2005 13:45:33 -0400
> Subject: Re: mirror combined with 7 day incremental backup
> There are some notes at
> http://www.mikerubel.org/computers/rsync_snapshots/#Rsyn and I remember
> seeing other such approaches (but can't put my finger on them at the
> Lee C
> Darcy Bangsund wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I'm trying to figure out how to keep a mirror and 7 day incremental
> > backup between to 2 mount points.
> > I want to rsync everything from /mnt/production/ to
> > /mnt/backup/production/ on the same server.
> > Nothing fancy.
> > But ,
> > I Want to utilize the --delete option for files that no longer exist
> > on /mnt/production/ that have been on /mnt/backup/production/ for
> > longer then 7 days.
> > I can't use the BACKUPDIR=`date +%A`, multiple directory method, as
> > the amount of data I'm dealing with is to great to kept track of
> > easily that way
> > I need the backup files to be a mirror of the original with 7 days of
> > extra data.
> > If anyone could help I'd really appreciate it.
> > Thanx
> > darcy
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