Backup Tricks and Links

Some links to stuff for backing up stuff. Save some grief, back up your stuff before something gets stolen/broken/erased by accident.


Excellent looking tool that will back up the "common" stuff. IE settings, XP Keys, shared docs, Outlook Express files, Outlook PST, etc.
http://autobackup.parisot-net.com/index-en.htm

A slashdot topic on backup tools for the small office, some good links in here:
http://ask.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/01/04/0336246
 

Never tried: apparently you can use a System State backup (excluding a handful of files) to restore onto new and different hardware - http://serverfault.com/questions/17624/what-is-a-system-state-backup-for

 

Some open source packages that I have not tried yet:

http://backuppc.sourceforge.net/info.html - i don't think this is encrypted for "not fully trusted" storage

borg backup (no mainline Windows support)

bup - no way to prune old backups

duplicati - largely inspired by duplicity, explicity supports Windows, and only uses "dumb" server side, e.g. ftp or whatever, and encrypts the server side - sounds good - https://www.duplicati.com/assets/Block-basedstorageformat.pdf


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  • ID: 444
    Author:
    leonard
    Date Updated:
    2017-10-30 00:57:59
    Date Created:
    2004-04-10 19:08:04

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