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Re: OT - Any Backup software for LINUX that will backup windows client & Server?



Thanks Les.  I will check it out.

Regards,
	Jack

On Tue, 2005-09-06 at 14:34 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-09-06 at 12:27, Jack Taffar wrote:
> > 	We currently use ArcServ.  I would like to know if there is a backup
> > solution that will run on Linux and that will backup not only unix boxes
> > but Window client and server boxes.  ArcServ is backing up weekly around
> > 200 GB and takes around 6 hours to complete.  The nightly tape is
> > smaller and runs quicker.  The backup media is a DLT-200GB tape.
> > 
> > 	Any help is appreciated !
> 
> I like backuppc: http://backuppc.sourceforge.net/ for online (disk)
> backups.  It has an option to manually archive copies off to tape
> but it uses compression and linking scheme to hold 8 to 10 times
> what you'd expect in a disk archive.  It can use either smbtar
> or rsync for windows clients, neither of which will save ACLs
> or get open files.  It can optionally run an ssh command before
> and after the backup run for things like dumping copies of
> sql data to a file you can copy.
> 
> -- 
>   Les Mikesell
>    lesmikesell gmail com
> 
> 


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