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Is there a way to do SpiderOak setup from an Ubuntu 12.04 server command line without a GUI?

We're experimenting with SpiderOak for a few server backup tasks. (We preferred to avoid dropbox if possible, though that may end up as a fallback.) We've installed the client on our local Mac and ...
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Linux -Can I rsync to dropbox or another free cloud storage service? [duplicate]

We host a small community, not for profit site and mailing list, is it possible to rsync to dropbox or a similar (free) service to maintain backup? Edit: For context, we host on a shared VM and don't ...
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1answer
125 views

Is backing up to Dropbox ideal? [closed]

I am currently setting on a new CentOS server on one of my Linodes, and are debating with myself on how to back up the data. The server is running DirectAdmin, which will compress all data (e-mail, ...
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0answers
98 views

Dropbox crashing CENTOS server

I have a CENTOS 6.3 Rackspace VPS, running the latest version of dropbox and using the dropbox.py command like tools. It is a webserver running WHM/cPanel My problem is that my sever is only 512MB, ...
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1answer
49 views

File system for rsyncing to loop mounted file?

As a backup, I want to rsync a system partition to a loop mounted file (which is stored in Dropbox). The size of the partition is ca. 2GB and growing, and the backup is scheduled to happen once per ...
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0answers
471 views

Backup archive format for delta syncing to Dropbox?

On an Amazon EC2 server with Linux AMI, I currently have a daily backup cron job be run: TMP_BACKUP_FILE="/tmp/backup.tar" BACKUP_FILE="/home/ec2-user/Dropbox/Backup/backup.tar" rm -f ...
2
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3answers
173 views

tar incremental backup is backing everything up, every time when used on the Dropbox directory

I made an incremental backup about 10 months ago (on Jan 27, 2013), creating a .snar metadata file. Now, when I try to make an incremental backup using tar --create --file=dropbox_incremental_1.tar ...
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1answer
529 views

How to backup your VPS on dropbox?

I'm having a VPS which is currently using 10GB storage. Apart from this I have a 50GB dropbox account. I want to use dropbox as a backup for my VPS and there should be automated weekly backups. Is ...
2
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1answer
235 views

Dropbox like application [closed]

Does anyone know of a application which can be downloaded and run our your own servers which contains a web interface which can be used to access data you have backed up to it using either rsync for ...
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2answers
165 views

Professional Dropbox type services for DR/Backup

Should I consider these kind of cloud services for off site DR? We are a small company currently run backup across our servers and then allow dropbox (paid version) to ensure that we have backup's in ...
2
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2answers
860 views

Is it possible to host a service like Dropbox on your own server with almost as good service?

What if I have just made an important change and messed something up? Is this part of Dropboxes functionality? I am considering hosting a Dropbox myself for own usage on a virtual machine, so I can ...
2
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2answers
320 views

Can anyone see why dropbox won't execute in a text only install on ubuntu server using a system user account?

I've been trying to set up dropbox on an ubuntu 10.04.2 server to use for backup. I don't want dropbox to be tied to my user account on the server as someone may take over as administrator with a ...
0
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1answer
728 views

Dropbox alternative with NAS

HI Does anyone know how we can backup some files and folders from windows machine to a nas (To store versions of files ie incremental backups) Then sync the data on the nas to another Windows PC for ...
0
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1answer
158 views

Is there a limit as to how many times a file can be versioned within Dropbox?

Further to my question here, I'm just wondering if there is a limit as to how many times a single file can be versioned within Dropbox? For anyone unsure, I'm talking about the number of changes found ...
3
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4answers
2k views

Whats the best cloud backup solution for a small scale server environment?

I have a server that runs a postgres database that contains about 200MB of data. Currently I have a cron job setup on my home computer which: ssh's into my server runs a remote script which makes a ...
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4answers
16k views

How does dropbox version/upload large files? [closed]

I have a free dropbox account (2GB), and I was wondering how the versioning of large files works. I have a full backup of all my webfiles that sites @ just over 1GB. After the initial upload of 1GB, ...
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8answers
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What security risks are there with employees using Dropbox?

Are there any particular security concerns to keep in mind with company-wide use of Dropbox file sharing / versioning / backing up, and are there specific options or settings that would be recommended ...