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  • Rsnapshot: A tool for backing up your data using rsync | 2021-10-26
  • How does everyone backup their servers?
  • Taking a few steps back on my home media/file/basic web server. Need advice on filesystem, file integrity, and backups.
    I have used rsnapshot - - a lot over the years for backups, it's nice and simple.
  • Local data backups on Linux?
  • Simplest possible snapshot-style backups using rsync | 2021-08-30
    See also:
  • How do you guys backup your linux machines to a NAS?
  • What software do you use for
  • Deduplicating Archiver with Compression and Encryption | 2021-07-24
  • Dependable Debian is like a rock in a swirling gyre of 'move fast and break things', and version 11 is no different | 2021-06-20
    After reading the debian report and the linked github issue, removing the package seems very excessive. It could have been orphaned. Removing a package on such short notice (reported in April) for such minor concerns worries me about how those decisions are taken. This will definitely break a lot of setups...
  • Versioned backups from local directory to remote NAS? | 2021-06-10
    If it is acceptable to have unencrypted backups at the remote NAS i highly recommend:
  • Can a home server be used to backup data?
    pull mode: plain debian/any server distribution + (but apparently you'd have to setup an ssh server on your windows box so... not sure if something easier exists for windows desktops)
  • Best way to backup and restore Linux
    Just use the distro package management to install rsnapshot.
  • NAS for server backups and replication questions | 2021-03-18
    If rsync is viable, check out rsnapshot. It's what I use to use pre-veeam.
  • How to copy files to bare-metal Linux backup server? | 2021-03-17
    Consider using rsnapshot, which uses rsync. While you could use RClone for this, and because it's capable of handling SFTP, I think that this is a job that's more suited for rsync (and more specifically, rsnapshot. That said, I use RClone for hand-offs from older FTP-only systems on private networks to SFTP, Google, etc.
  • I just stopped the hoarding


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rsnapshot/rsnapshot is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 only which is an OSI approved license.

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