flexbackup is a configurable and easy to use Perl-based backup tool, that can backup local files as well as remote machines (using ssh). It allows the backup itself to be made with afio, cpio, tar, dump, star, or pax. It can work with tape drives, on-disk archive files, or on-disk directory trees.
|Tags||Utilities Systems Administration Recovery Tools Archiving backup|
|Operating Systems||POSIX Solaris Linux Unix|
Release Notes: In this release, a few minor problems have been addressed and minor features have been added; this includes rsync backend support, lzop compression support, and better error-handling. Manual pages have also been added.
Release Notes: This release moves the development branch to stable status. Merged features include the ability to specify abitrary backup "sets", subtree pruning, a "copy" mode to make directory tree copies rather than archive files, "rpm delta" mode to archive only non-owned or changed files, stdin/stdout pipe abilty for single archives, more troubleshooting options, and bugfixes.
Release Notes: This release fixes a directory index key bug undetected in the testing of the last release's changes.
Release Notes: A couple of minor bugs were fixed regarding problems using tar with selective extraction lists and tape index labels with remote devices.
Release Notes: Minor bugs involving a corner case with backups to directories and the index have been fixed.