Rdiff-backup

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Rdiff-backup

https://rdiff-backup.net/
Backs up one directory to another

'rdiff-backup' combines the features of a mirror and an incremental backup by backing up one directory to another. The target directory ends up a copy of the source directory, but extra reverse diffs are stored in a special directory so you can recover files lost some time ago. 'rdiff-backup' operates in a space- and bandwidth- efficient manner over a pipe (like rsync): you can use rdiff-backup and ssh to securely back up to a remote location, and only the differences get transmitted. It also handles symlinks, device files, permissions, ownership, etc., so it can be used on the entire file system.

Documentation

Documentation available at https://rdiff-backup.net/docs/docs.html

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Licensing

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Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Otto Kekäläinen Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
SupportE-mailmailto:rdiff-backup-users@nongnu.org
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/rdiff-backup
Python (Ref)https://pypi.org/project/rdiff-backup
HistoryDeveloperhttps://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/rdiff-backup
GitVCS Repository Webviewhttps://github.com/rdiff-backup/rdiff-backup
WikidataHomepagehttps://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q18326509


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Source requirementlibrsync 1.0.0 or later
Source requirementPython 3.5 or later
Required to usepylibacl (optional, to support ACLs)
Required to usepyxattr (optional, to support extended attributes)
Required to useSSH for remote operations

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 18 August 2020.



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