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rodrigo
March 31st, 2006, 07:00 PM
Hello,

I could use some help configuring my setup... Can't get sure on how to do it. Here's the scenario: i have 5 linux boxes that i want to backup to a central server. This server has 300GB of disk storage for that purpose. I wish to have a weekly cycle, with a full dump of everything every Sunday, and incrementals on every other day. What would be the best configuration for this, in your oppinion?

Thanks a bunch,
rodrigo

tkr
April 3rd, 2006, 10:29 AM
Hello,

I could use some help configuring my setup... Can't get sure on how to do it. Here's the scenario: i have 5 linux boxes that i want to backup to a central server. This server has 300GB of disk storage for that purpose. I wish to have a weekly cycle, with a full dump of everything every Sunday, and incrementals on every other day. What would be the best configuration for this, in your oppinion?

Thanks a bunch,
rodrigo

Rodrigo
Since you are backing up to one medium, I would suggest that you let amanda decided the strategy [incrementals vs full]. Please take a look at the user documentation on
http://wiki.zmanda.com/index.php/User_documentation

You will have to use the vtape features to prepare you disk for backup. Please take a look at
http://wiki.zmanda.com/index.php/File_driver
that tells you how to use vtape to back up to disk.

Hope this helps. Please let me know.

Thanks
tk