Backup Server


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by gospaz » Mon Nov 19, 2012 10:55 am
Hi

I was wondering if anyone had hooked an external drive to a pi and used it as a backup server for their other computers? If anyone has could you list the software used?

Thanks everyone
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by azeam » Mon Nov 19, 2012 3:25 pm
I have a 2TB external hdd connected to the Pi and shared with NFS and use simple backup (http://sourceforge.net/projects/sbackup/) for automated backups from all the laptops in our house.
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by flyinghappy » Mon Nov 19, 2012 3:33 pm
I have a 500GB HDD hooked up via a powered USB hub sharing files via DLNA server for my Movies and a samba server for my PC(both Linux and Windows) and android stuff around the house. I haven't actually set up timed backups to it yet, but have done self backups by just moving stuff to it via Samba and it has worked very well for me.
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by RaTTuS » Mon Nov 19, 2012 3:33 pm
I use rsync to backup my drives
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by gospaz » Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:11 am
Thanks everyone thats exactly what I was looking for. :)
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by mcgerard » Tue Nov 20, 2012 4:50 pm
It is a pity that backuppc is not available for the Pi. Great interface and automatic reporting by email of problems. No software needed on clients. I have been using it for 4 years on Ubuntu.

http://backuppc.sourceforge.net/info.html#screenShots
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by flyinghappy » Tue Nov 20, 2012 4:58 pm
backupPC is open source, you may be able to build it from source...
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