Backing up data on a Linux server
Posted on 2014-03-05
Got a client using a Dell server loaded with Linux.
They are running a Linux-based application, which used to backup data to a tape drive installed on that Dell PowerEdge server. Tape drive died.
My question is: can I attach a USB external drive (500GB) and backup the data to that unit?
As far as I understand, it should be formatted as FAT32... can anybody confirm or help with this issue? Is it doable? Any external drive type/brand in particular?