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  • Have you looked at rsnapshot? I use it for backing up my Mac fileserver and a couple of remote Linux boxes. It's nice n efficient. It uses some rsync and hard links voodoo to only use the space for incremental backups but appears to give full backups every day.
    • by pudge (1) on 2005.02.25 10:15 (#38539) Homepage Journal
      No need I think ... this does the job just fine (plus, rsync is currently insufficient, since it doesn't handle Mac metadata, although I know there is some rsyncX or something out there that supposedly does). psync does incremental too ... this script tells psync to only copy changed files and to delete target files that have disappeared on the source (though I am not entirely sold on this, since it defeats a part of the point of a backup, recovering deleted files, but I usually know right away if I have done that ...).