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Source code changes of the file "README" between
rsync-backup-0.10.tar.gz and rsync-backup-0.11.tar.bz2

About: rsync-backup is a tool for creating pushed versioned backups via rsync. (written in bash).

README  (rsync-backup-0.10):README  (rsync-backup-0.11.tar.bz2)
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### INSTALL ### ### INSTALL ###
Unpack the archive, copy rsync-backup.conf.sample to /etc/rsync-backup.conf Unpack the archive, copy rsync-backup.conf.sample to /etc/rsync-backup.conf
and copy rsync-backup.sh to /usr/bin/rsync-backup.sh (or any location you and copy rsync-backup.sh to /usr/bin/rsync-backup.sh (or any location you
like). Put the right parameters in /etc/rsync-backup.conf and add a line like). Put the right parameters in /etc/rsync-backup.conf and add a line
like the following to /etc/crontab: like the following to /etc/crontab:
30 4 * * * root /usr/bin/rsync-backup.sh | mail -s "Cron <`uname -n`> bac kup" root & 30 4 * * * root /usr/bin/rsync-backup.sh | mail -s "Cron <`uname -n`> bac kup" root &
If you want only a mail in case of error, and an update to nagios about the back
up result, use the following instead:
30 4 * * * root /usr/bin/rsync-backup-wrapper.sh
### DEINSTALL ### ### DEINSTALL ###
Undo the above. Undo the above.
### STRUCTURE ### ### STRUCTURE ###
Rsync-backup is meant to be run from cron. You have to enable keyed login Rsync-backup is meant to be run from cron. You have to enable keyed login
to your backup server, so it can run without human interaction. The script to your backup server, so it can run without human interaction. The script
is capable of running only once per day. It is not a problem to run it less is capable of running only once per day. It is not a problem to run it less
often, but keep in mind that the daily backups are not daily. Weekly and often, but keep in mind that the daily backups are not daily. Weekly and
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