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off-site backup strategy for small local tower server

I am a computational biologist working for a small startup tasked with setting up a local implementation of a small tower server (if it matters, I'm looking into getting a PowerEdge T620 or similar) ...
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Syncing rsnapshot backup drives

I have a pair of USB drives I use for backing up to via rsnapshot. One drive is left plugged in and the other is taken off site. For the first swap, I ran "rsync -aH" to copy all the contents from ...
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Is it a good idea to take onsite/offsite backups of server images?

Assuming a non-virtualized environment it a good idea to take actual images of servers (using something like Acronis True Image) and store them on\off site? Backing up data is great but I feel it ...
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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 ...
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Rsync command for offsite rolling backups

I've read a lot of articles and tried to come up my self but couldn't, so need help with Rsync command for offsite rolling backups please. I have installed cwRsync(in VMs as a test run for now) on ...
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Offsite backup from a Windows Server 2008 R2 to another 2008 R2

I'm looking for a highly reliable option to backup data(not the Bare Metal or System State but various shared folders) from a Windows Server 2008 R2 to another 2008 R2 server. Servers are located in ...
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Bandwidth-friendly backup strategy using tar?

We've used tar to backup and compress (gzip) selected directories on our file server with very good results until recently. Each and every one of our backups are stored on mirrored (RAID) harddrives ...
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DPM 2010 Offsite AD Image configuration job reports access is denied

Update: I think I've identified the moment of the problem in procmon on the primary server and have put a small chunk of the procmon output here. http://pastebin.com/GGX8qczs We've set up an ...
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Automatic Incremental Off-Site Backups

I'm running a Linux server where incremental backups (ideally daily) are required. I want things to remain fast, but for the backups to be reliable. I'll be using Apache and a MySQL database, what's ...
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what ftp server to use for 1 user on Centos

We have a CentOS 5 machine running that gathers backups from a few different places. We rotate backups in a folder for every day of the week. Now we want to pull those backups offline by opening up ...
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How do you set up Xilocore to backup to our own remote location?

We are currently running Xilocore to do backups locally and to Xilocore's offsite, but since we have multiple offices in different parts of the country, I'm thinking we can drop paying for Xilocore's ...
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Online backup of Cloud servers?

We have several servers "in the cloud". These run web sites, sql server, postgres, etc... The cloud service we're using (rackspacecloud) only allows backups up to 2GB, and our sql server and other ...
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Backup Strategy ideas needed for awkward setup

We run a business with our offices in Nottingham in the UK. We keep our business critical data on a set of servers in Manchester UK. Although the two locations are not half a world away from one ...
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Rackspace offsite backup

Is it necessary to do offsite backups when you're on Rackspace? Rackspace does daily image backups of the server, which does backups every half hour. If the server is hacked, and all backups are ...
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Offsite Backup for SQL Server .bak files (only 5 GB)

I'm looking into possible ideas for off site backup for my SQL Server database backups. I have a ton of space a dream host. I could create a SFTP account and automatically SFTP new backups to that ...
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NAS with off-site vault subscription?

We have some small clients (clinics, doctor's offices, law firms, etc.) with a handful of machines who's only need is shared network storage. Mostly when we come in we find that there's some machine ...