Backup Products

Sean P. Malone smalone at
Tue Aug 9 21:34:03 GMT 2005

Stay away from Retrospect.  They still refuse to write a freeBSD client 
and the Linux client is da%$! near impossible to get working under linux 

Just my two cents.  Maybe someone else has had better luck.

Nikolas Britton wrote:
> On 8/8/05, Sean Murphy <smurphy at> wrote:
>>We currently our using Veritas Netbackup Datacenter 4.5 on a Windows
>>server to backup our FreeBSD, Apple, Windows, Netware, and Solaris Servers.
>>This Cross-Platform works wonderfully.  However I was wondering if
>>anyone had any successs with an open source backup product that would be
>>able to control 2 tape librarys on the same scsi chain, with each tape
>>having a bar code, and be able to backup and restore the systems above.
> You could try tar ;-)
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