[OpenAFS] Re: Preferred way to do backup?

Assarsson, Emil Emil.Assarsson@sonyericsson.com
Fri, 17 Dec 2010 16:43:17 +0100

Thanks all for the suggestions :-)

I found this on internet http://linuxbox.com/drupal/files/downloads/afs_bac=
kup_afsbp2005.pdf that seems to bring up some of the solutions.
Now I have something to do this weekend too :-P


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] On Behalf Of Andrew Deason
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Subject: [OpenAFS] Re: Preferred way to do backup?

On Fri, 17 Dec 2010 07:41:16 -0500
Derrick Brashear <shadow@gmail.com> wrote:

> > Are there a better method of doing backups now days than using the
> > backup utilities?
> That's a subjective question. It really depends on what else you have
> at your site, what you want to back up to, what you're comfortable
> with.
> TSM supports AFS. So does TiBS. Don't want a commercial product? There
> are tools to allow use of Amanda or Bacula. Or perhaps you want to
> have backups in the form of storage with volume dumps, in which case
> scripts dumping to an HSM or something else elsewhere might be your
> choice.

Don't forget Stephen Joyce's "BackupAFS". I haven't used it, but I think
it's worth mentioning as one of the few backup systems that is actively
paying attention to AFS.

Andrew Deason

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