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Backup software recommendations

edited July 2006 in Vanilla 1.0 Help
So i've been using ntbackup to backup files to a USB drive since i put the server in here last year (or was it the year before i cant remember) and while it generally works it's not entirely flawless and has been bugging me out recently particularly since some of the folders i need to backup are over 4gig and it doesnt seem to like them. Does anyone have any recommendations (with links please) for some alternative backup software? All i need to do is backup a bunch of the network shares to a USB drive on a nightly basis. Free would be cool but it's not such a problem paying a small cost either. To work on win2000 ideally.


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    Mini, I can highly recommend StrongSpace! I just set up a chron job on my server to backup all files and databases to my account via SFTP. Plus, I can mount my StrongSpace account as a drive under Windows over SSH using SFTPDrive, which is a truly frickin' awesome piece of software!
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    Unfortunately i really need an in-house solution. Our dsl connection is only 256k upload and when we're talking about backing up 10gig+ of files it'd take way too long. Cheers though.
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    Unison is pretty cool. It's based on Rsync but can synchronize both way (by example between a laptop and a home PC, while detecting if a particular file has been modified on BOTH computers - I believe it uses an index, any software less smart than that is just dumb I think).
    You can backup PC, Mac and Unix locally or via FTP, SSH, NFS, etc
    I don't know if it works with huge files and I don't know how it manages files from others (rights not being kept??). If you work alone on this computer, it works though.
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