[TriLUG] rsync for Disaster Recovery?
turnpike420 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 1 09:01:49 EST 2005
I use rsync on my production linux web servers to put the data on a
w2k3 smb share so the tape backup system will snag the data, so in a
sense, it's dbl duty, better for me I suppose.
Also, why not look to our own:
On 12/1/05, James Brigman <jbrigman at nc.rr.com> wrote:
> Is anyone on this list using rsync to transport their data for disaster
> recovery? I've seen some effective UNIX/Linux backups/archives done with
> rsync, but I'm wondering things like:
> - how well can it be integrated with CIFS/Windows systems? (have I gotta
> roll a SAMBA server to translate so that rsync "sees" the windows data?)
> - is it relatively fast over slow links?
> - how well does it work with "incremental changing" data? Can you
> emulate "snapshots", for example?
> - anyone have to "reverse" the direction of the rsync data flow to
> recover the data, and if so, how easy was it?
> Experienced replies welcome....
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