Re: Best backup option

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On Tue, 2010-05-18 at 17:14 -0400, Jerry Feldman wrote:
> On 05/18/2010 04:50 PM, Jeff Sadino wrote:
> > Hello everyone,
> >
> > I was wondering what everyone's opinion is as to the best
> > command/program to use for backups?  I don't need to preserve the
> > partition table, basically just copy files to a backup hard drive.
> >
> I like rsnapshot ( It is essentially a perl
> script that essentially uses rsync to keep hourly, daily, weekly
> backups. One of the nice things about the way it works is that files are
> hard linked so that it does not unnecessarily duplicate files. I
> currently have mine set to do the hourly backups every 4 hours. Daily,
> weekly, and Monthly are simply a renaming operation. You can set it to
> run as frequently as you want and to retain a few or many sections as
> you want (like 4 hourlies, 7 dailies, 4 weeklies, ...).



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