Backup methodes

Koen Martens fbsd at
Tue Nov 8 18:27:21 GMT 2005

Thomas Hurst wrote:
> * Carlos Silva aka |Danger_Man| (full-disclosure at wrote: 
>>what is the best method to backup network information and local disk
>>information with another disk?
> dump/restore performs snapshotted incremental backups of complete
> filesystems.

I've been using dar ( for a while now and
very happy with it. Works on the filesystem level, not on the block
device level, and does incremental backups, also of parts of your
filesystem and to a remote machine (through ssh for example).
Whether it is the best method for you, i can't answer.


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