Well, at least I think I solved this… Â there may be a better way, but on my system this worked. I am running PCBSD 9.1 still, just an FYI. Checkout the original CrashPlan installation post here: How to install Crashplan on FreeBSD Ok, so here’s the main problem: CrashPlan installed […]
Just ran into this quick blurb… zfs set com.sun:auto-snapshot=false butank/DATA/backups So I have backups running to a secondary storage ZFS pool in my server and today I realized my disk space was consumed by ZFS snapshots. Â I thought, there’s no way even my backups are using that much data, even […]
Carbon Copy Cloner backup saves productivity and downtime during OSX Mountain Lion upgrade because of a damaged disk error. I couldâ€™t wait, I had to install OSX Mountain Lion on my main, production MacBook Pro.Â Yeah, shouldnâ€™t have done that.Â Well, I had a Mac Mini that I already upgraded […]
I am testing out the Beta of Bitcasa right now. Its pretty cool! Â I haven’t done too much with it yet, so I don’t want to comment on any of its pros or cons just yet. Â One thing, however, did catch my attention. Â I use Crashplan as my main backup […]
Well… not much of a guide really. Â Just a very quick how-to on what I did to get Time Machine on my Macbook Pro with OSX Lion 10.7 to save the backup data to my Linux server network share using AFP, rather than SMB (Windows Share), a Time Capsule, or […]
EDIT 5/19/2012 As per this item in SpiderOak Realease Notes (4.5.9939): Looks like they do include a LAN sync feature now!! Â I left my original post below intact, but wanted to point out this update right away. I am going to download for my Mac, Ubuntu 12.04 system, and my […]
How to install Crashplan on FreeBSD!
Note, this install is on a FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE system.
I am not expert on these things (encryption), but I have done some reading and found some issues with Encrypted File System I don’t like. I may not describe the issues correctly, so this is just my opinion more than anything. 1. In Windows 2000, don’t even bother. It can […]
Uber quick howto:Â (based on Debian) 1. Make sure ssh, rsync and sudo are installed and working. 2. Add a user account,Â on remote system. 2.a Add a certificate with openssl or ssh-keygen (look that up elsewhere) 2.b Make sure the cert is unencrypted with no password. Yes,Â that is […]