[Samba] samba backup software

Farkas Levente lfarkas at bnap.hu
Fri Mar 7 14:01:00 GMT 2003

try rdiff-backup

Rick Segeberg wrote:
> I'm curious to what people are using for backing up their samba servers.
> Here's are some specs to consider:
> - 1TB (yes, that's terabyte) of data
> - multiple servers backup to one tape drive connected to a server
> (preferably a linux system)
> - using an autoloader (in this case, an HP 1/9 LTO system)
> - need to be able to backup daily changes and/or changes since last full
> backup
> Currently I'm using Backup Exec from NetWare.  The *nix client has no
> support to do anything but a full.  The archive bit obviously won't
> work, and backing up based on date doesn't seem to work either (it still
> does a full).  I'm interested in finding a native linux solution since I
> don't see a lot of point in having to use a Windows server with a *nix
> client when I'm trying to get away from Windows.
> If you have suggestions or are using something you are happy with,
> please respond.  Currently, I'm evaluating Novastor's Novanet 8.5.  I
> know there are others that I can eval, I'm just interested in finding
> out what others are using and happy with.
> Thanks.
> Rick Segeberg
> Provo Site Manager, IT Department
> The Waterford Institute
> rick.segeberg at waterford.org <mailto:rick.segeberg at waterford.org> 
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