I can second the Affa option. We have 3 SME servers, 2 with live data and the third is a cheap HP microserver that is Affa backup only. Single file search/restoration from any backup is easy.
cheers John On 6 February 2018 at 08:31, Keith Slater <k...@sitescom.eu> wrote: > Hi, > > Affa : https://wiki.contribs.org/Affa > > It's easy to set up, has good documentation and is completely automatic. > It has a sensible default retention policy that you can customise. You can > monitor it with Nagios or similar. > > I back up in the office to a NAS, and I use the vanilla (non SME) version > http://wiki.nikoforge.org/Main_Page on a cheap dedicated server in the > cloud to back up my office server and several websites on different VPS's. > > I have also recently been using Veeam (not open source) Which works well > for Windows boxes and allows you to restore from bare metal. > > Cordialement > > Keith Slater > > > > > *Web development, secure backup over Internet,* > *E-commerce, referencing, **search engine optimization > <http://en.bab.la/dictionary/english-french/search-engine-optimization>* > > SitesCom Sarl - 14 rue Louis Graves - 60 000 Beauvais > > > > On Tue, Feb 6, 2018 at 12:50 AM, John H. Bennett III < > benne...@johnbennettservices.com> wrote: > >> >> Hello all, >> >> Long time since I've posted something. I'm curious what others are using >> to backup their servers. I know we offer backup to tape (flexbackup) and >> backup to workstation (dar) in the product today. I've personally been >> using tape, as it's been very, very reliable for the amount of data I've >> been backing up, but I now will have a need to backup ~500GB, and possibly >> more over time. Using tape isn't going to work as the backup window is too >> short for that to complete. I also don't want to just totally rely on a >> raid 5 system. I haven't done much with Raid 6, but that's pretty much >> burning 2 drives for the parity stuff. >> >> I see others are using backup to workstation, but I've also seen what >> appears to be some major periodic issues, like losing the catalog, and not >> being able to restore being the major one that would cause some issues. >> >> I'm getting ready to try to do some testing of my own, but I would >> appreciate others sharing their experiences, both good and bad, and >> specific add-on products, if not using the default ones. I had been trying >> to get Amanda to work, but my day job is pretty much taking up all of my >> time, so I'm not able to spend any good time on it. >> >> Thank you, >> >> John >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Discussion about project organisation and overall direction >> To unsubscribe, e-mail discussion-unsubscr...@lists.contribs.org >> Searchable archive at https://lists.contribs.org/mai >> lman/public/discussion/ >> > > > _______________________________________________ > Discussion about project organisation and overall direction > To unsubscribe, e-mail discussion-unsubscr...@lists.contribs.org > Searchable archive at https://lists.contribs.org/mai > lman/public/discussion/ >
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