BackupPC acts as a server and is installed on a Linux system, and from there . Documentation contains the whole BackupPC documentation. Adding a CGI Administrator to BackupPC; Modifying the etc. can be found in the BackupPC Documentation: Step 9 CGI Interface. As BackupPC operates on services running on a remote host, I will call Please read BackupPC documentation: step 5 of client setup for a full.

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You can run “perldoc XML:: The command-line files and directories are relative to the specified shareName. Log files and other text are still documentatuon English. BackupPC uses rsync as a transport mechanism; if you are already an rsync user you can think of BackupPC as adding efficient storage compression and pooling and a convenient user interface to rsync.

It has self-contained documentation for all the command-line options, which you documentatiin read with perldoc:. Backup Policy Based on your site’s requirements you need to decide what your backup policy is.

Administrator Guide: BMS 2.0

Giuseppe Iuculano and Vittorio Macchi updated it for 3. For files up to 1MB, the first and last K of the file, and for over 1MB, the documejtation and eighth K chunks are used, together with the file size.


In the case of NFS or rsh you need to make sure BackupPC’s privileges are sufficient to read all the files you want to backup.

In V4, file metadata include an inode number and a link count. If you put the password here, make sure that this file is not readable by regular users! These files are compressed and pooled like any normal file.

BackupPC is highly configurable and easy to documenttion and maintain. The permissions should look like this: Documnetation list of users and password file above can be extracted from the NIS passwd file. If not, fetch them from http: You can run “perldoc File:: If you are using smb to backup WinXX machines you need smbclient and nmblookup from the samba package. If you want encryption of network backuuppc you can use ssh to create a tunnel, or use a program like stunnel.

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The message is sent in plain text preceded by the MD5 digest. BackupPC already has more than enough features for my own needs. If you have shares that might be empty and therefore an empty backup is valid you should set this flag to 0. Specifically, BackupPC runs a command of this form:.

BackupPC Documentation

Zlib” and “perldoc Archive:: Parameters may be fixed or the user can be allowed to change them eg: You can add additional settings here, or override any default settings. Also, hard links maintain reference counts so that BackupPC knows when to delete unused files from the pool.


BackupPC can be configured to do a full backup at a regular interval typically weekly. An explicit value is necessary for taint mode.

However, user requested backups which are usually incremental and tend to be small are still performed, independent of disk usage. It then runs and manages all the backup activity.

This can also be a list of multiple file system paths or modules. If you put the password here you must make sure this file is not world other readable. Lieven Bridts provided the Dutch translation, nl. If you are using smbclient on a WinXX machine, smbclient will convert to the “unix charset” setting in smb. Unlike the commercial products in this space, I have a zero budget in both time and money for marketing, PR documehtation advertising, so it’s up to all of you!