[Box Backup] bbackup as tool to synchronize two machines
boxbackup at fluffy.co.uk
Thu Mar 3 15:13:09 GMT 2005
On 3 Mar 2005, at 15:05, Martin Ebourne wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-03-03 at 08:59 -0600, Doug Poland wrote:
>> I'm looking for a tool/tools to keep two machines synchronized. The
>> requirement is that changes made to conf files on one machine be
>> reflected on another. I'm not trying to mirror entire drives, just
>> selected conf files and some user data. To be more precise, one
>> is the primary production box, the other is a "warm" spare, or,
> Box isn't the right tool for this, not least because it stores
> everything encrypted on the backup server, which is not much use to
> rsync or unison would seem to be a much better fit.
I agree. Use rsync/unison over ssh for this task. Box Backup is the
wrong tool for many reasons.
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