[Samba] Backup software

ACEAlex alex at saers.com
Tue Apr 9 11:04:02 GMT 2002

Its not the server i want to backup. Its the clients


----- Original Message -----
From: "Rodríguez Ronald" <rrodriguez at ocp-ec.com>
To: "ACEAlex" <alex at saers.com>; <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Tuesday, April 09, 2002 7:34 PM
Subject: RE: [Samba] Backup software

> Why dont you simpe use the rsync command?? I have scripts that can backup
your whole
> Linux server...and when ever you it can boot using the syncing server..
> regards
> Ronald
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ACEAlex [mailto:alex at saers.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 09, 2002 12:09 PM
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: [Samba] Backup software
> Hello
> Im planing on doing an open source software that handels backups. The
> purpose is to backup clients in an nt domain. I know that there are
> comercial software out there but i want to do it the right way "open
> :)". Oki here is my plan
> 1. On every client i have a user that has read access to the whole system
> drive. That user and password is stored on the backup server aswell.
> 2. The user will use a web interface and from that request a backup of the
> system.
> 3. The backup server will store the request and later that night it will
> samba to mount the client drive and make the backup. Im planing on using
> gzip or bzip on every file in the system so that you easily could recover
> files. The files will be stored on cheap ide harddrives. You will also be
> able to filter out files that you dont need to backup "word.exe, swapfile
> etc"
> Now i wounder if there are any other people out there that already has
> it. Is it a great ide or not?
> /Alexander
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