Linux Tutorials on the topic “backup”

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • DRBD 8.3 Third Node Replication With Debian Etch

    debian Author: bhellmanTags: , , , , Comments: 10

    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.

  • 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.

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

    debian Author: Falko TimmeTags: , 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).

  • Backing Up With rsync And Managing Previous Versions/History

    Author: stefbonTags: Comments: 13

    Backing Up With rsync And Managing Previous Versions/History This howto describes a method doing backups with rsync. This is done before, but this howto is also about managing previous versions, by copying to be changed and deleted items first to a history/version tree.

  • Ubuntu Server 9.04 Bacula Bweb GUI

    ubuntu Author: billis34Tags: , Comments: 1

    Ubuntu Server 9.04 Bacula Bweb GUI Bweb is a perl based web program that provides a tool to do basic operations and get statistics. It obtains its information from your catalog database and the bconsole program.

  • Creating MySQL Backups With AutoMySQLBackup On Ubuntu 9.10

    mysql Author: Falko TimmeTags: , , Comments: 1

    Creating MySQL Backups With AutoMySQLBackup On Ubuntu 9.10 AutoMySQLBackup is a shell script that lets you take daily, weekly and monthly backups of your MySQL databases using mysqldump. It can back up multiple databases, compress the backups, back up remote databases, and email the logs. This tutorial explains how to install and use it on an Ubuntu 9.10 server.

  • How To Back Up MySQL Databases With mylvmbackup On Debian Lenny

    mysql Author: Falko TimmeTags: , , Comments: 0

    How To Back Up MySQL Databases With mylvmbackup On Debian Lenny mylvmbackup is a Perl script for quickly creating MySQL backups. It uses LVM's snapshot feature to do so. To perform a backup, mylvmbackup obtains a read lock on all tables and flushes all server caches to disk, creates a snapshot of the volume containing the MySQL data directory, and unlocks the tables again. This article shows how to use it on a Debian Lenny server.

  • Automated Backups Using dhcpd On Ubuntu

    ubuntu Author: mcielenTags: , Comments: 1

    Automated Backups Using dhcpd On Ubuntu This tutorial shows how to set up automated backups of Linux hosts through dhcp using Ubuntu.