Automated backups with rdiff-backup

Monday, 17 October 2005, 4:34 AM EST

This tutorial describes how to do automated server backups with the tool rdiff-backup. rdiff-backup lets you make backups over a network using SSH so that the data transfer is encrypted. The use of SSH makes rdiff-backup very secure because noone can read the data that is being transferred. rdiff-backup makes incremental backups, thus saving bandwidth.

By Falko Timme at Howto Forge.

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