rsync over nfs or rsync protocol
cswiger at mac.com
Fri Sep 23 21:16:04 UTC 2011
On Sep 23, 2011, at 2:04 PM, Jason C. Wells wrote:
> Is rsync a good choice for a backup tool?
It's OK. A versioned backup system (dump/restore, Legato Networker, Amanda, Retrospect, etc) is more efficient at using backup storage.
> Should I use the rsyncd or should I use NFS? I'm using 100 mbps ethernet.
If it's local and you already have NFS in place, that would be fine. If you're backing up over a WAN, rsyncd is probably a better call.
> What's the better solution I haven't considered?
Lots. The handbook has a chapter on backups which is worth reading, also....
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