Tag: Backup

Freebsd CrashPlan backup folders outside /compat/linux solved

Well, at least I think I solved this…  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

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Exclude ZFS filesystems from zfs-auto-snapshot on Ubuntu and remove them


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.  I thought, there’s no

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Bitcasa cache is huge and I removed it from my backup software

I am testing out the Beta of Bitcasa right now. Its pretty cool!  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.  One thing, however, did

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Spideroak is not a good enough alternative to Dropbox (or Crashplan) for me

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!!  I left my original post below intact, but wanted to point out this update right away. I am going

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How to install Crashplan on FreeBSD

How to install Crashplan on FreeBSD!
Note, this install is on a FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE system.

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Remote ssh rsync linux backups with certificates and no passwords

Uber quick howto:  (based on Debian) 1. Make sure ssh, rsync and sudo are installed and working. 2. Add a user account,  on remote system. 2.a Add a certificate with openssl or ssh-keygen (look that up elsewhere) 2.b Make sure

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