The dump package contains both dump and restore. Dump examines files in a filesystem, determines which ones need to be backed up, and copies those files to a specified disk, tape or other storage medium. The restore command performs the inverse function of dump; it can restore a full backup of a filesystem. Subsequent incremental backups can then be layered on top of the full backup. Single files and directory subtrees may also be restored from full or partial backups.
scponly is an alternative "shell" of sorts for system administrators who would like to provide access to remote users to both read and write local files without providing any remote execution priviledges. Functionally, it is a wrapper around the ssh suite of applications. It is typically used by creating a user whose shell is set to scponly. This user can neither login interactively nor execute commands remotely, but it can use scp and sftp to download and upload files to the computer, governed by the usual Unix file permissions.
e2fsimage enables the user to create and populate an ext2 filesystem image as a copy from an existing directory tree. It supports regular files, directories, soft links, hard links, and block/char special devices. The ownership of all files is changed to root, by default, while the permissions are kept.
Rio (RAM I/O) for FreeBSD is an implementation of the Rio file cache project at Michigan. The basic idea of Rio is to make memory as safe as disk from operating system crashes. Such "reliable main memory" is useful in a variety of contexts, e.g. file systems, transaction systems, or checkpointing.
LazySync is a file-synchronization program written for handheld devices using the SavaJeXE Java operating system. It attempts to offer similar functionality to HotSync and ActiveSync of the Palm and CE platforms, and supports synchronization via an existing TCP/IP network connection between handheld and host.