[TriLUG] question about backups
mpusateri at wickedtrails.com
Fri Mar 4 13:41:53 EST 2011
Look at rsnapshot, it uses rsync and hard links to do incrementals
On Mar 4, 2011, at 1:29 PM, Charles Mangin <option8 at option8.com> wrote:
> i'm looking at ways to do backups of large amounts of data that are currently spread across multiple drives.
> for a while i was doing a series of rsync tasks, pooling the various drives into images on a larger drive that could hold them all. the point has come now where that's impractical, since the individual drives have each been replaced by larger drives themselves. the last backup that i was able to fit on a single drive did so juuuust barely.
> what i'm hoping i can do is somehow just rsync any files that have changed since that last backup date onto a new drive, and use that method going forward. essentially, do an incremental backup from date X. is that possible with rsync or something similar?
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