Sorta OT - Backup solutions Mac to FreeBSD

Roland Smith rsmith at
Mon Jan 29 21:20:24 UTC 2007

On Mon, Jan 29, 2007 at 12:45:45PM -0700, Kenny Dail wrote:
> > 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.

You could use rsyncx over ssh?

Google for "OS X rsync" and you'll find several tutorials.

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