> -----Original Message----- > From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Tim Aslat > Sent: Tuesday, August 03, 2004 7:33 PM > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: Re: Remote backup hosting setup? > > > In the immortal words of "Eric Crist" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>... > > I was recently contacted by a lawfirm that needs a remote backup > > solution to help bring their insurance rates down. I've > decided to go > > ahead and do this, as their needs are not that great. > > Sounds simple enough > > > What I'm asking, is how best to setup this situation. I've never > > played with jails or anything, but I'm not sure if I really > need to go > > that far. I'm considering building a server that has ssh and sftp > > access. The plan is to allow them to upload at their pace, > and provide > > next-day DVD/CD copies of their entire directory structure. > > Try one of the multitude of rsync based scripts, you can even > get some very good incremental backups happening, and burning > DVDs/ dumping to tape/etc is simple enough top script as > well. Rsync by default works over ssh so can be very secure. > > The had part would be, how do these people want to retrieve the data? > > If you are just handing them media once a day, then it's > simple, but if they want to retrieve it remotely as well, > then you could be in for some fun and games. > > Cheers > > Tim
Thanks for the reply, Tim. I didn't specify in the OP, but this is from Windows systems to my freebsd server. The retrieval method will be a copy on CD/DVD, at a premium, of course, in the even they have a faliure. Thanks again for all your help. Found on Conan O'Brian: Children's books written by celebrities; By Mel Gibson: Jesus Christ and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. ----- Keep your powder dry and your pecker hard and the world WILL turn. ----- Eric F Crist _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"