This is a discussion on Re: [RSync] Re: How to delete files older than X on backup duringsync? - Tools ; On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 12:25 PM, Henri S wrote: >> 1. delete the oldest backup (.7) >> 2. Increment all the other backups +1 >> (.6 -> .7, .5 -> .6, .4 -> .5, .3 -> .4, and ...
On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 12:25 PM, Henri S
>> 1. delete the oldest backup (.7)
>> 2. Increment all the other backups +1
>> (.6 -> .7, .5 -> .6, .4 -> .5, .3 -> .4, and .2 -> .3)
>> 3. Create a hard link between .1 -> .2
>> 4. Run rsync from the source into .1
> This is esentially what LBackup is doing.
Hmmm - very interesting, I need to examin that specific solution.
Reading the website I stumbled over this information:
What LBackup is Not:
LBackup is not intended for large scale deployment, unless used in
combination with some sort of file system management tool.
Should it be a problem to have it backup 200 clients to a couple of
xraids (perhaps to be changed to an xsan).
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