Re: FC 2/3 Backup
From: Charles Curley (charlescurley_at_charlescurley.com)
Date: Tue, 17 May 2005 09:38:17 -0600 To: For users of Fedora Core releases <firstname.lastname@example.org>
On Tue, May 17, 2005 at 11:18:35AM -0400, Tim Holmes wrote:
> Good Morning Everyone:
> I have just found out that it is not possible to back up our fedora
> servers using our current backup solution (veritas 10 for windows) -
> the remote agent will not work on Fedora. So I am at the point of
> needing some help, I need some form of a backup solution that will allow
> us to back up the fedora boxes either using the veritas server (like a
> remote agent that works), or some form of a backup solution that I can
> just use
> Any suggestions?
On the Fedora boxes, set up a cron job to tarball the directories
you need to back up.
Set up a Samba share, and toss the backups into there. Or set up a
share on the box that is running Veritas, and have the cron job toss
the tarballs there.
Have Veritas back up those shares across the net.
That should get you a temporary fix.
For a more permanent and less expensive solution, look into Amanda,
which you already have on your Fedora disti.
Have you contacted Veritas & if so, was their response useful?
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