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

Brad Bierman bbierman42 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 8 23:15:55 EST 2010


I am more than willing to present this if there is interest.

On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 11:15 PM, Brad Bierman <bbierman42 at gmail.com> wrote:

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> On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 11:08 PM, Bob Jonkman <bjonkman at sobac.com> wrote:
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>> Brad mused:
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>>  If there is any interest in me elaborating on any of this I can spend
>>> some time writing it up.
>>>
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>> 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.
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>> Bob Jonkman <bjonkman at sobac.com>         http://sobac.com/sobac/
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>> Brad Bierman wrote:
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>>> 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
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