Re: Conf File Backup Idea

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On 09-07-31 19:17:46, Thom Paine wrote:
> Thanks for the suggestions. I'll have a look at some of them and see
> if I can figure something out.
> 
> I don't mind manually making lists of files as I start working with
> them. What really prompted this was that I have some home automation
> working really well on an old server I had. One power outtage that
> lasted longer than 30 minutes while I was away from home, two hard
> drives in the array went offline. I thought the whole server was lost
> and last night I dusted it off and rooted around in the adaptec
> interface and was able to force them both back online and bring the
> array back up. I quickly copied off my heyu files but I got to
> thinking if there was a way to automatically rsync files somewhere
> when I edit them, it would make things simpler on a server I have no
> need to completely back up, yet have some good info on it.

I'm a sloppy person, so I set up an rsync-based solution derived from a 
script I snagged through googling.  It keeps 4-hourly, daily, 4 weekly, 
and several monthly rotating backups of the directories I list.  Let me 
know if you want it.  Sometime I'll clean it up some more and put it on 
my web site.

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