Backup scripts

Stuart Jansen sjansen at buscaluz.org
Mon Mar 30 10:01:19 MDT 2009


On Mon, 2009-03-30 at 09:07 -0600, Hans Fugal wrote:
> rsnapshot looks nice. Can anyone comment on using it to back up hosts
> that are sporadically available, like my laptop? Ideally it would be
> able to use nmblookup to find the host, but if not I can always set up
> some kind of dynamic dns.

rsnapshot assumes that it will be run regularly. If you take advantage
of the automatic day, week, month rotation capabilities, it won't handle
holes nicely without human intervention.

I'm sure patches are welcome. ;-)

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