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'flexbackup' is a configurable and easy to use Perl-based backup tool, that can backup local files as well as remote machines (using ssh). It allows the backup itself to be made with afio, cpio, tar, dump, star, or pax. It can work with tape drives, or can easily archive to on-disk files.


User FAQ included


Download version 1.2.0 (stable)
released on 8 July 2003


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey20 February 2003

Leaders and contributors

Edwin Huffstutler Maintainer
See the CREDITS file in the distribution for a complete list Contributor

Resources and communication

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Help Mailing List Info/Archive
Support Mailing List Info/Archive

Software prerequisites

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Weak prerequisite weak
Weak prerequisite buffer (to speed up network and tape I/O)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 8 July 2003.


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