Exclude ZFS filesystems from zfs-auto-snapshot on Ubuntu and remove them 2

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 way even my backups are using that much data, even […]

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 the cert is unencrypted with no password. Yes,  that is […]