using rsync with scripts (cronjobs) and automated backups

Hans-Juergen Beie hjb at
Tue Apr 22 20:40:54 GMT 2008

Peter Heiss schrieb am 22.04.2008 14:59 Uhr:
> Hello all,
> I am wondering if it would be possible to write a script or a cronjob in
> linux using Rsync to run an automated backup of a server, or serveral
> servers if possible. I am very new with writing scripts and such, so any
> help or suggestions with how to get started would be great!!!
> Thanks ahead of time for the help!!!

You may have a look at
This is a Perl script just for this purpose. There you'll find some 
links to related information or other tools, too.

hjb :-?
Hans-Juergen Beie
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