Sorta OT - Backup solutions Mac to FreeBSD

Kenny Dail kend at
Mon Jan 29 20:02:48 UTC 2007

> I have been poking around the 'Net a bit looking for an easy to use
> backup solution for our Mac's (1 mini, 1 powerbook, more in the
> future).
> Basically there is a server, offsite (FBSD 6.2) with 2 RAID 5 arrays.
> I would like to be able to set the 2 (for now) clients to
> automatically, incrementally backup certain directories, nightly.
> Something encrypted would be nice aswell.
I like Bacula ( easier to set up than Amanda IMHO, and
works with FreeBSD, MacOS X, Windows, and Linux. Full, Differential, and
incremental backups, plus encryption.
Kenny Dail <kend at>

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