Thank you for that help.
Just to let you know I have figured out how to get ARCServe to backup to
disk(I think, not yet tested)
So we will probably yuse this in the short to medium term while we test
Thanks for the boat load of links.
Lots of packages for me to check out.
On Wed, 2001-09-05 at 05:54, Rick Moen wrote:
> begin Mark Kilmartin quotation:
>> > A solution that supports multiple platforms.
> > Windows NT/2000 , Linux
> > Has a nice GUI for doing restores and preferable backups as well.
> > The GUI should be able to be run on Windows/Web.
> > Easily increase the space we are backing up onto.
> > Full/Incramental backups.
> > Does backups onto disk as apposed to tapes.
>>> In case it might help, here are some notes I assembled preparatory
> to reconstructing my lost http://linuxmafia.com/pub/linux/backup/> directory. They specifically address _tape_ backup, but much of
> the software cited probably will fit your needs. (Can't help you
> with the MS-Windows stuff.)
>> Please see also my friend Karsten Self's Backup FAQ:
>http://kmself.home.netcom.com/Linux/FAQs/backups.html>>>>> 1. Non-tape options, all sorts. Not otherwise addressed here.
>>> 2. Homebrewed script setups front-ending tar, cpio, afio, dump/restore.
> Dig through ftp://metalab.unc.edu/pub/Linux/system/backup/ .
>>> 3. Proprietary packages:
>> BRU (TOLIS Group, http://www.tolisgroup.com/, took over rights to BRU
> from defunct EST=Enhanced Software Technologies, http://www.estinc.com/> See also: XBRU, BRU-Pro, QuickStart, BRU 2000, BRU Personal Edition)
> Arkeia (Knox Software)
> Networker (Legato. Look around for the "unsupported Linux client"
> directory. Server requires Sun Solaris/etc. or MS-Windows NT.)
> NovaNET (NovaStor Corporation)
> EaseBackup (KieSoft)
> Lone-tar & Backup Professional (Lone Star Software / Cactus International)
> Backup Exec (Veritas Software)
> PerfectBackup+ (Merlin Software Technologies, Inc.)
> PC Parachute (Unitrends Software Corporation)
> CTAR / CTAR:NET (Unitrends Software Corporation)
> Backup Professional (Unitrends Software Corporation)
> BackupEdge (Microlite Corporation)
> Uniback (Orbit Software)
> NetVault (BakBone Software, Ltd., formerly NetVault, Ltd.)
> Time Navigator (Quadratec Software)
> CommVault Galaxy (CommVault Systems)
> Backup Express (Syncsort)
> ArcserveIT (Computer Associates)
> SAMS:Alexandria (Computer Associates)
> TapeWare Universal (Yosemite Software)
>>> 4. Open-source packages:
>> MTX (http://mtx.sourceforge.net/), originally created by Leonard Zubkoff
> as an enhanced verseion of GNU "mt" (mount tape).
>> B.U.R.T. (Backup and Recovery Tool), http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~jmelski/burt/> Nice Tcl/tk front-end. Uses its own back-end engine.
>> Linux Backup (GTK-based), http://www.linsupport.com/sw/linuxbackup.html>> Amanda (Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver),
>http://www.amanda.org/ Excellent front end to either tar or
>> KDat from the KDE Project. http://sunsite.dk/qweb/kdat/ Nice Qt/X11
> front-end to tar.
>> Tob (Tape Oriented Backup). No longer maintained. Final version
> is mirrored at http://linuxmafia.com/pub/linux/utilities-general/> Front-end to tar or afio.
>> Install Backup, by Donncha O Caoimh.
>http://cork.linux.ie/projects/installbackup/ . Successor to Tob. Good.
>> Taper, http://taper.e-survey.net.au/ Self-contained, ncurses-oriented
> backup system.
>> FlexBackup, http://members-http-3.rwc1.sfba.home.net/flexbackup/> Script for dump/restore, afio, tar, cpio, zip/unzip.
>> afbackup, Albert Flugel's Backup, http://www.afbackup.org/> Client/server backup management system & engine. Can use mtx or stctl
> to control tape changers.
>> hostdump.sh, http://www.backupcentral.com/hostdump.html Sophisticated
> shell script. Will use dump, cpio, or tar, in that order of preference.
>> Kbackup, http://kbackup.sourceforge.net/ ncurses-driven (or
> command-line) front-end to afio or tar.
>> Datbkr, http://www.psychosis.com/datbkr/ Fast, light script front-end
> for tar.
>> star, ftp://ftp.fokus.gmd.de/pub/unix/star/ Highly optimised version
> of tar. (Double-buffered FIFO streaming, does sophisticated diffs.)
>>>> 5. Good informational site: http://www.backupcentral.com/>>>> Re-find and add: files for rsync, afio, cpio, tar (+ bzip2 patches),
> dump/restore for ext2, dump/restore for XFS, and a set of utilities for
> recovering damaged tarfiles.
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