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Re: [school-discuss] [OT - Possibly] Looking around for a Backup solution for an Open University

Sankarshan Mukhopadhyay wrote:
> The requirement is for a backup solution which provides the following:
> [1] Backup of selected directory from laptops
> [2] Backup of the project directories
> [3] Alert notification if any laptop is not backed
> [4] Logging of backups
> Took a look at Amanda, Bacula, rsync and fsync but all meet certain
> requirements but not all. Additionally, the control of backup/sync is
> something that I would like to make users responsible.
> The University has the budget for commercial solutions like Tivoli,
> Netbackup - but before it does I would like to have more feedback on the
> feasibility of the above.

Sounds like a job for backuppc


Find some students interested in making money and divert your University
budget to the necessary support and training to make this a success.
Perhaps you will find it possible to donate a bit back to the project.

> Regards
> Sankarshan