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May 05, 2005, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)

"A few weeks ago, CLI Magic had a story about rsync for backups. Several readers pointed out higher-level backup utilities based on rsync, and this week we are going to take a look at one of those: rsnapshot. In addition to improving ease-of-use, rsnapshot allows you to keep multiple snapshots in time of your data, local or remote, without requiring the full set to be included in each one. More backups, less space. What could be better? Come on down to the CLI, and let's take a look.

"Rsnapshot is included in the native distributions of OpenDarwin, the three BSDs, GenToo, and Debian Linux..."

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