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'' is a script to run unattended incremental backups of multiple servers. It handles multiple media sets with automatic media preparation and rotation, configurable 'what-to-backup', global per-host exclusion patterns, and user settable 'don't-back-this-up' metafiles. Its design goal is zero-maintenance, ideally leaving the user with nothing to do except change the media when told.


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Download version 4.34 (stable)
released on 1 November 2005


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GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey16 August 2002

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Software prerequisites

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Required to use Perl 5.6.0 or higher
Required to use Config_IniFiles

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 January 2008.


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