Originally Posted by falko
I usually do this with a virtual machine (VMware Server or VirtualBox) in my office.
If you use LVM, then I'd use LVM snapshots (see http://www.howtoforge.com/linux_lvm_snapshots
). But there are also other solutions in the "Backup" category.
Thanks for that. I think I'll stick to good backups as my brain won't stand trying to learn about VM's on top of everything else