> So I've been thinking of having maybe 5 different copies at the
> destination and rsyncing to a different one each night so I have 5
> different "backups" to go to -- just like in the days of
> tape. Something conceptually like:
>   rsync -avR --delete / remote:/BACKUP/`expr $dayofyear % 5`/
> Yeah, you need to store 5x copies of your client's data, but disk is
> cheap.

Run rsnapshot at the remote destination on the backup directory. You get
full daily versions at the cost of only another incremental backup. Check
out http://www.rsnapshot.org/

We use this setup to backup our servers and it works perfect. Dave.

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