[rear-users] rear with Borg on USB

Sascha Marcel Hacker smhrambo at googlemail.com
Wed Feb 7 02:48:13 CET 2018


Cool, good to know.
The I hope that is the next version of this feature is included.
Please check the new zstd function, it needs quite a long time to create a
backup but with the chunk dedub, they a quite small.

2018-02-05 16:02 GMT+01:00 Vladimir Gozora <rear at gozora.sk>:

> Hi,
>
> Unfortunately Borg backup can be currently used only with combination with
> ssh server.
> I was thinking about USB implementation once there is a demand for it.
> Will start working on this new feature, but I can't tell you exact time
> estimation. I will try to make it until ReaR 2.4 release but no promises.
>
> Best regards
>
> V.
>
>
> On Mon, 5 Feb 2018, Sascha Marcel Hacker wrote:
>
> Hi, im am new at rear and also borg.
>> I've been looking for a while now to find a good backup solution for my
>> home storage server.
>> It is a 5x2TB Raid system with ubuntu, with all of my dokuments, musik
>> and family pictures I want to use it on.
>> A backup solution with dedub, incremental, compression and with no down
>> time is what i need.
>> My previous backup soulution was a hotswap hdd for the system and a
>> external hdd for the pictures and documents, all with tar and gzip.
>>
>> But now i am looking for a new solution, something like acronis backup.
>> I compared many backup programs like rsync, zbackup, bacula, ... and all
>> this has brought me to borg.
>> The only thing thats missing is a disaster solution, because I like to
>> tinker with the system.
>> So i bought a new external 8tb hdd to safe the whole system on.
>>
>> In another forum i heard of rear and the option to choose borg as the
>> backup backend.
>> But for now i only found an example config with a network server. Is
>> there any way to setup rear to use it with usb?
>>
>> Sascha
>>
>>
>>
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