This is entirely a rant, and only tangentially instructional. It is related to the virtualization malarkey Iím doing at the moment, but wonít actually help anyone set up a similar infrastructure. It might save someone a bit of brain-ache in the future, but mostly, Iím just annoyed.
To recap briefly: I want shiny new virtual servers in a high-availability cluster, and to do that, I have 2 beefy DL380 G7s and a single DL160 G6 to act as a physical DC and administer the VMs. Thereís
Updated 16th January 2012 at 11:52 AM by sonofsanta
Just A quick blog about Rsync on A CentOS 5.6 box, currently I'm using Rsync to backup our Samba Server - all 500 Gigs of it!!
It's going to take a few days but it will have an exact replica of the Samba Server on the Rsync Server and you don't have to have any clients installed on other machines for Rsync to work all you need is Administrative credentials on the machine you are going to Rsync with.
Once I've figured all of this out I will be setting my Rsync box to
A while back we realised that our tape backup system was not going to last forever so we decided to look into alternatives.
A NAS box is one solution and can be put together fairly cheaply if required so I decided to see if I could build a simple unit and perform a backup using symantec backup exec. We also wanted to snapshot our Xen server for safety.
Here is the documentation of a hassle free experience with NAS and FreeNAS: