SOHO Backup Solution?
ubuntu at kaiser-linux.li
Mon Jun 14 06:50:00 UTC 2010
On 06/13/2010 07:32 PM, Amichai Rotman wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am looking for a backup solution for a SOHO. Here is the scenario:
> * 10 users in a LAN running Windows XP (Some Professional, some Home
> * 1 Windows 2003 Server set as a Workgroup (no Active Directory)
> * 1 Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Zimbra Mail Server.
> * 1 External 1TB USB Hard Disk connected to the Windows Server.
> Users write their documents to a folder hierarchy on the Windows Server
> - each user to their respective sub-folder under that hierarchy.
> What I want to do:
> * Mount that hierarchy on the Zimbra Server using CIFS.
> * Move the external hard disk to Linux Server.
> * Backup the folder hierarchy to the external drive on a regular basis.
> What I need:
> * A backup solution with the following features:
> * Schedule a full backup once a month.
> * Schedule an incremental backup every day.
> * Allow the Managers to follow the backup status from their Windows
> machines - either by a Web Interface r a Windows XP client.
> * Go back to a specific version of the file (similar to rdiff)
> * Easy to use front end.
> Any of you know of an existing free product?
Check out backuppc (http://backuppc.sourceforge.net/info.html). It has:
- a web based frontend
- can backup Windoz machines
- makes incremental backups
- makes full backups
- uses rsync
- can be highly configured
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