[NBLUG/talk] file backup and encryption question
troy at zenux.net
Fri Apr 25 14:01:02 PDT 2008
On Fri, Apr 25, 2008 at 01:04:50PM -0700, Sean wrote:
> I've looked over the suggestions mentioned for remote backup software,
> and so far BoxBackup seems to be the only one that meets all of my
> criteria. I've installed and will soon test the current RC2 beta
> version .11, which is supposed to handle Windows clients alot better
> than version .10. I hope to begin testing the software next week.
> I'll let you know how it goes, and I plan on writing a blog entry of
> my experience.
Thanks, that would be appreciated. I've been using scripts around
rdiff-backup which have provided reliable backup and restore for a few
years now, but the requirement for homogeneous python versions can be a
pain in the arse.
I particularly like the daemon-based approach and encryption options in the
boxbackup feature list. The 'FTP-like client' restore of boxbackup could
be nice too. (You have to be pretty geeky to restore from an rdiff-backup
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