Linux Tutorials on the topic “backup”

  • Extending Perfect Server - Debian Squeeze [ISPConfig 3]

    ispconfig Author: 8omasTags: , , , , Comments: 32

    Extending Perfect Server - Debian Squeeze [ISPConfig 3] The following tutorial will extend the "Perfect Server.... " for ISPConfig 3 with BIND & Courier installed in Debian Squeeze. It explains how to change default ports (ssh, ispconfig, webmin), how to install some useful applications (webmin, roundcube, atop, htop, multitail, tiger etc), how to update awstats periodically (more than once a day) or whenever you want, how to create clients' data backups (periodically) accessible under their folder and finally it explains how to tweak your system for performance (mysqltuner, tuning-primer) or security (custom firewall rules, (D)Dos Deflate, fail2ban modified).

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  • Back Up Files With Déjà Dup (Linux Mint 11)

    linux_mint Author: CSchTags: , , Comments: 0

    Back Up Files With Déjà Dup (Linux Mint 11) This article is about how to back up your files with the file based back-up program duplicity's Graphical User Interface déjà dup. I have tried the tutorial on the Linux Mint 11 distribution, but it should work fine with all other Ubuntu based distributions.

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  • Installing rsnapshot On CentOS

    centos Author: NetzenTags: , Comments: 3

    Installing rsnapshot On CentOS Working for an IT Support company I needed a solution for automatically backing up a bunch of Linux servers, this guide will walk you through setting up rsnapshot on CentOS for automated rsync & ssh binary diff backups.

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  • MySQL Backup: Table By Table Backup With Auto Rotation, For Easy Restoration Of Partial/Full Database

    Author: msalihTags: , Comments: 6

    MySQL Backup: Table By Table Backup With Auto Rotation, For Easy Restoration Of Partial/Full Database Here is a MySQL backup script which can take table by table backups (individual backup files of each table of each database) in a compressed format. It also provides an automatic rotation of old backup files.  The backup script handles innodb and myisam tables separately.

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  • Ghosting The Machine

    tux Author: linuxscooterTags: , , Comments: 23

    Ghosting The Machine This is a short but potentially extremely handy guide to ghosting one Linux box to another (or simply making a full backup of a desktop/server). You might have a small office where you customise one desktop just how you like it and need to roll this out to N other PC's or simply want a backup of a server or desktop to another machine or even to an image file. The main tool here is netcat which is extremely powerful and has a multitude of other great uses that won't be covered here.

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  • Disk Backup With Amanda On Debian Lenny

    debian Author: ycardonguardTags: , Comments: 2

    Disk Backup With Amanda On Debian Lenny Amanda is an open source client/server solution to back up filesystems. Backups are triggered by the backup server, backup definitions are located on the servers but exclusion lists are located on the client.

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  • NTFS Disk Recovery

    Author: SkipFrizzellTags: , , Comments: 11

    NTFS Disk Recovery Mary, the daughter of a friend is in college: her Windows XP laptop constantly reboots and, we suspect, has a bad hard drive. The system will boot a live CD (Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Desktop), and data on the hard drive can be read. During boot, the live CD identifies disk errors and tries unsuccessfully to repair them.

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  • DRBD 8.3 Third Node Replication With Debian Etch

    debian Author: bhellmanTags: , , , , Comments: 9

    DRBD 8.3 Third Node Replication With Debian Etch The recent release of DRBD 8.3 now includes The Third Node feature as a freely available component. This document will cover the basics of setting up a third node on a standard Debian Etch installation. At the end of this tutorial you will have a DRBD device that can be utilized as a SAN, an iSCSI target, a file server, or a database server.

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  • Back Up LVM XEN Guest Containing LVs

    xen Author: chriscowleyTags: , , Comments: 4

    Back Up LVM XEN Guest Containing LVs In my day-job all our Linux boxes (bar 3) are Xen VMs. I wanted a way to take a backup of these with out the risk of the files changing underneath. For performance reasons I am running all of them on Logical Volumes.Within these VMs the DomU OS is once again using LVM for various reasons. This does create some headaches for taking the backup.

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  • Creating Encrypted FTP Backups With duplicity And ftplicity On Debian Lenny

    debian Author: falkoTags: , Comments: 5

    Creating Encrypted FTP Backups With duplicity And ftplicity On Debian Lenny When you rent a dedicated server nowadays, almost all providers give you FTP backup space for your server on one of the provider's backup systems. This tutorial shows how you can use duplicity and ftplicity to create encrypted (so that nobody with access to the backup server can read sensitive data in your backups) backups on the provider's remote backup server over FTP. ftplicity is a duplicity wrapper script that allows us to use duplicity without interaction (i.e., you do not have to type in any passwords).

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