How to backup ubuntu 8.04 server remotely?

Discussion in 'General' started by penkku, Feb 6, 2009.

  1. penkku

    penkku New Member

    Hi. I have a ubuntu 8.04 Server with ISPConfig 2.2.27 at remote IDC, I need to be able to backup the image onto my local linux computer or windows computer, how do I backup it? can I do it remotely?
    Thank you for helping in advance!
     
  2. till

    till Super Moderator Howtoforge Staff HowtoForge Supporter ISPConfig Developer

    You can use any linux backup method for this. If you enter the word "backup" you will find a lot of tutorials here at howtoforge. One solution might be e.g. backuppc. Or you go the traditional way and use tar.
     
  3. penkku

    penkku New Member

    Thanks Till!

    I have read the article as below:

    Back Up Linux And Windows Systems With BackupPC
    Version 1.0
    Author: Falko Timme

    Falko said that 'BackupPC stores the backups in /var/lib/backuppc', I think it means that the backups will be stored in the remote server's hd, my server was in remote IDC, I want to use some ways, for example, to login remote server via putty to backup and to store backups in my local Linux or Windows computer, how to do that? I searched, but cannot find result, will you please give me a website linkage about the topic, thanks a lot!
     
  4. till

    till Super Moderator Howtoforge Staff HowtoForge Supporter ISPConfig Developer

    backkuppc is exactly doing that. You just mix up server and client. The client is the computer were you want to make a backup from.
     
  5. penkku

    penkku New Member

    thanks till!
     

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