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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Increments only

From: Andrew Ferguson
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Increments only
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2008 11:11:34 +0100
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ulver wrote:
> Yeah I understand that, but I would have a central debian server
> which is my primary backup server running rdiff but I also need a
> secondary backup server (FTP) to which I could first send the whole
> data (compressed and encrypted) and later just the diffs so if the
> office goes up in flames I could restore the backup from the FTP?

No. The diffs are REVERSE-diffs, meaning that the repository ("the whole
data") gets updated on each backup. The diffs are stored to go backwards
in time, not forwards.

Again, you should check out Duplicity.


Andrew Ferguson - address@hidden

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