> 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. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"