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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Backup software
Date Mon, 13 Jan 1997 12:49:03 GMT
Nathan Neulinger wrote:
> 
> At 12:20 PM +0000 1/13/97, Ben Laurie wrote:
> >Anyone have any recommendations for backup software for FreeBSD?
> >
> >Cheers,
> >
> >Ben.
> 
> Tar?
> 
> *grin*
> 
> Actually, for general day-to-day backups of critical directories or
> development directories (/etc, /usr/adm), tar works quite well...
> Particular if you use gnutar's incremental options, combined with gzip...
> 
> I wouldn't use it for whole system backups though.

Perhaps I should have been more explicit. I'm wanting to do complete backups
of multiple machines. Ideally I'd be able to back up non-FreeBSD machines, too.

Cheers,

Ben.

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