Automatic website backup

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Feb 13 15:17:47 PST 2005


Jeremy Utley wrote:
> I had experimented with, and actually had a script set up that would 
> back up the website to my server, however, I determined that the 
> bandwidth utilization would have been too much for ninja to handle.

Was this using rsync?  If you were to set a machine up as if it were a 
mirror and just rsync the changes, you could then copy/tar the mirrored 
files.  If they're time/datestamped that'll mitigate the risks of rsync 
mirroring the equivalent of an 'rm /my/beautiful/website' :)

Regards,

Matt.



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