On Mon, 2004-11-29 at 15:23 +0000, John P. Looney wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 29, 2004 at 03:16:59PM +0000, David Murphy mentioned:
> > > Amanda does me. Apparently there's another open-source backup system
> > > gaining popularity. (Bat? or some name like that).
> > Bacula, perhaps. It has the advantage of being designed around a more
> > traditional backup philosophy than Amanda.
>> I played with Bacula for an Afternoon, and went back to Amanda. It's
> almost really good. But it seems to be a tool that was written with a
> config-generator in mind. You'll go crazy trying to make up the configs
> yourself though. I was trying to set it up to look after ten clients.
> After spending three hours trying to make sure all config files were in
> sync, I gave up & went back to Amanda.
>> Amanda is not good, but it's simple. And that's a lot more important to a
> busy sysadmin than good. When they get a decent config generator/GUI for
> Bacula, I'll be well impressed.
>> In the meantime, I'm gonna have a look at NovaStor. Seems decent, and is
> much cheaper than most commercial backup packages.
I have a fully working/configured bacula. once you get your head around
the configs its easy at shooting fish in a barrel.
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