Low-cost online disk backup solution on FreeBSD. Hardware/Software recomendations?

Bill Moran wmoran at potentialtech.com
Wed Oct 24 06:08:57 PDT 2007

In response to Victor Meirans <vic at virtualis.lv>:

> Good day,
> I need an advice. What hardware/software would you recommend for online 
> disk backup server solution on FreeBSD?
> 99% of clients will be Windows XP/Vista users and the main requirement 
> is low cost solution meaning that the client license should be free 
> (GPL?) or low-priced compared to Tivoli or other vendors.
> I was looking at BoxBackup as a software and gonna test it pretty soon, 
> I like the encription feature. Any sucess stories with it? Pros/Cons? Or 
> other recomendations?

Investigate both Bacula and BackupPC.  Both might suit your needs,
depending on the exact details of your needs.

Bill Moran

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