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How to Backup Linux to Amazon S3 Using s3cmd

Apr 01, 2012, 07:00 (2 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Anthony for this link. ]

S3cmd is a program that allows you to backup your Linux box to Amazon S3. Amazon S3 allows you basically unlimited storage and, as long as you have the bandwidth, you can use it from any location. There are two options in a backup that you can use: you can either copy all the files over to an S3 bucket (called put) or you can use the sync command to sync file changes on a regular basis.

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