Sivasankar Chander wrote:
rsync is a real luxury. Thanks a lot! I found the document atWhat would be the simplest way to make a backup of recent files withoutDo a Google search for 'rsync crontab snapshot backup' or similar; there
duplicating earlier backups on a cd? That looks like the only real
insurance and warranty for such systems.
is a how-to somewhere on the web that describes how to set up rsync for
unattended incremental backups, either to another local hard disk or
to another system on the network, without any manual intervention.
You will need approximately 2x hard disk space for the backup snapshots,
regardless of the number of rotating snapshots (hourly, daily, weekly, ...)
that you want to maintain (this is diff/xdelta magic)