On Tue, May 06, 2008 at 12:06:03PM -0400, David Banning wrote: > I wonder if anyone can recommend a good backup utility for FreeBSD. > If it's in the ports, great. I would like to just specify which > directories I would like to backup, how often and have it tar or zip > the files into a directory - if it has off-site ftp, fine, but I can > do that part myself via crontab.
How about using dump(8)/restore(8). It will handle all file situations correctly. Its main knock is that it can only dump by file systems and not sub-directories, though you can restore by subdirectory or individual file. It can easily be used in a script too. ////jerry > > I realize I could just make a script file with some tar commands, > but I'm looking for something that is quicker to maintain and > allows me to organize what I'm backing up. > > I have been using reoback but recently I ran into some problems > with is duplicating files X 10! - I looked into to solving it but > it might be easier to just try something else. > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"