Creating Incremental Snapshot-style Backups With rSync And SSH

 Based upon the works of: Falko Timme <ft [at] falkotimme [dot] com> & Mike Rubel <webmaster [at] www [dot] mikerubel [dot] org>
Introduction

As neither human nor computers are perfect (humans err / computers may fail) it is quite obvious that a good backup system will prevent too much damage once the computer may go down. This could be either because the harddrive is failing, because of hackers, because you accidentally deleted something important, …

In this tutorial I will show you how to automate backups in an incremental snapshot-style way by using rSync.

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