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August 2, 2017

Backing up remote servers with rsnapshot

To back up remote my Linux hosts, I use a tool called rsnapshot. This utility is a wrapper for the venerable rsync (Think robocopy on steroids if you’re from the Windows world) and leverages SSH as a secure transport mechanism. It can be run both locally and remotely. The strength in using rsnapshot over plain old rsync is that rsnapshot creates snapshots (Who would have guessed?) and rolls them over into a defined number of recovery points. ... Read more

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