[kwlug-disc] Backup and Recovery in the 21st Century

Bob Jonkman bjonkman at sobac.com
Fri Jan 8 23:08:02 EST 2010


Brad mused:

> If there is any interest in me elaborating on any of this I can spend 
> some time writing it up. 

Don't say things like that on the mailing list.  The alterlexic meeting 
coordinators will see that and think "...I can spend some time 
presenting that to the LUG".

Would next January work for you? :-)

--Bob.

Bob Jonkman <bjonkman at sobac.com>         http://sobac.com/sobac/
SOBAC Microcomputer Services              Voice: +1-519-669-0388
6 James Street, Elmira ON  Canada  N3B 1L5  Cel: +1-519-635-9413
Software   ---   Office & Business Automation   ---   Consulting




Brad Bierman wrote:
> Here is my suggestion.
>
> For the windows problem, this is what I have done before:
> 1. Make the system as complete as I want it (everything installed)
> 2. Boot the system with clonezilla
> http://clonezilla.org/
> 3. Copy the image to your Linux server
>
> If you need to restore the drive, boot the system with Clonzilla again 
> and do a restore from your Linux server.  It will be exactly as it was 
> when you imaged the drive.
>
> You will need as much space on your Linux server as is *used* on your 
> original drive.  This should work also for Mac and Linux systems.
>
>
> For an offsite backup, I would have someone I trust with a Linux 
> server and have an automated rsync over ssh keep information up to 
> date at a defined interval.
>
>
> When I have had to keep incremental backups from a Windows Server I 
> have used winSCP (http://winscp.net/eng/index.php) and done 
> incremental backups to my Linux server over ssh.
>
> If there is any interest in me elaborating on any of this I can spend 
> some time writing it up.
>
>
> Brad
> -- 
> http://www.google.com/profiles/bbierman42
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> _______________________________________________
> kwlug-disc_kwlug.org mailing list
> kwlug-disc_kwlug.org at kwlug.org
> http://astoria.ccjclearline.com/mailman/listinfo/kwlug-disc_kwlug.org
>   



More information about the kwlug-disc_kwlug.org mailing list