Backup media choices for FreeBSD servers

Wood, Russell Russell.Wood at
Tue Apr 24 00:25:09 UTC 2007

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions at [mailto:owner-freebsd-
> questions at] On Behalf Of Daniel Marsh
> Sent: Tuesday, 24 April 2007 8:21 AM
> To: L Goodwin
> Cc: freebsd-questions at
> Subject: Re: Backup media choices for FreeBSD servers
> On 4/24/07, L Goodwin <xrayv19 at> wrote:
> >
> > I need to implement an automated backup facility on the FreeBSD file
> > server I'm setting up for a client. It will have a software RAID 1
> > Mirror/Duplex that is made available to Windows XP SP2 and Windows
> > Home Premium users as a Samba share.  I also plan to create system
> recovery
> > disks (disk images) for the server and each Windows client.

I dump (man dump) my array to a spare 250GB disk within my server.

- Russell

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