[Samba] Backup software

Dirk Allaert da at schaubroeck.be
Tue Apr 9 23:46:05 GMT 2002

maybe you should take a look at http://backuppc.sourceforge.net

ACEAlex wrote:
> 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 source
> :)". 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 use
> 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 done
> it. Is it a great ide or not?
> /Alexander

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