[LON-CAPA-admin] backup of /home

Gerd Kortemeyer korte at lite.msu.edu
Fri Aug 19 09:13:14 EDT 2005

Hi Michael,

On Aug 19, 2005, at 8:59 AM, Michael W Edwards wrote:

> You could
> also check out rsync via ssh.  Its really nice and provides an easy  
> way
> to do incremental and full copies of data - its algorithm is pretty
> smart and only updates the differences of files, and its highly  
> tunable
> and can be scripted or turned into a cronjob.

rsync is also what we do as one of the backup strategies (besides  
tape) - works very well.

- Gerd.

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