Backup scripts

Jonathan Duncan jonathan at
Tue Mar 31 10:56:50 MDT 2009

On 29 Mar 2009, at 17:52, Gabriel Gunderson wrote:

> Any recommendations for a backup script?  I'm just about to revisit
> the one I wrote and thought, "someone has already done this *and* done
> a better job of it then me."
> My needs are not that different then most people: hard-links with a
> few weeks of archives, key based auth, encrypted and compressed in
> transit, simple reporting, and configurable.  Oh yeah, I also would
> like to stop and resume the jobs and have it pick up where it left
> off.
> So, yeah, I've googled it, but I've come to trust the opinions of
> those on this list more then hitting the "Feeling Lucky" button  ;)
> Thanks again.


Not sure if there is something similar on Linux.

I have used rsync with some success.

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