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Re: Incremental backups?

On Fri, 2008-03-14 at 22:10 -0400, Scott R. Ehrlich wrote: 
> So I thought I'd get a head start for next week - 
> I have a low-power Linux box that has a few samba shares mounted, and limited 
> hard disk space.   This box is connected to a tape library via SCSI card. 
> I want to find the best way to create a full, then incremental backup of the 
> samba mounts, directly to tape.  Some of the samba mounts are appliances that 
> cannot run any special client/agent. 


I cannot easily see how incremental backup would work on several tapes 
but I wanted to inform you that rdiff-backup is a very efficient tool 
for incremental backups.


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