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Backup solution for OpenSuSe 11 server

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HI,

I was wondering what is the best backup solution that i can use on my opensuse 11 server?

Thanks,
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Opensource or other?

Is this the only server your are running or do you have a lot of them? Linux/Unix only or a mixed environment?

If you want opensource Amanda, Bacula and tar are good options. Other solutions are EMC Networker (Legato), Veritas Netbackup.

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I take it this is a local, not a remote server?

Then check out mondorescue: http://mondorescue.org/about.shtml
It is a solid free backup solution.

You could also use rsync snapshots:
http://www.mikerubel.org/computers/rsync_snapshots
http://www.sanitarium.net/golug/rsync_backups.html
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by:Morne Lategan
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rdiff-backup is good for documents, and keeps a retention history of older versions of your docs (show me how this doc looked three months ago 15:00 in the afternoon type of thing without wasting too much extra space).
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sorry for late responce to your answers, i will check this out and advise.

Thank you! :)
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