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Remote rsnapshot failing with “Permission denied” error

I'm trying to set up remote backups with rsnapshot from my home server. I want my server to connect into my laptop and take backups over SSH.Everything is set up correctly and I can connect from my ...
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rsnapshot bug with 14.04 - rsync not found error [closed]

Using rsnapshot with the +rsync_long_args=--rsync-path="sudo rsync" command fails with a rsync not found error. If I do a rsync only without using rsnapshot the command works find so it's not related ...
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How to Find from which folder my PC is taking regular backup via rsnapshot

We are taking daily incremental backup from our main office in New Jersy.For that we are using rsnapshot & we have generated authentication key so that we don't need any daily password ...
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Backup of multiple server with snapshot

I have three server that I need to be able to pull backups from using rnsapshot and save backups to a single backup server. How would I do it? So far all the guides I have read has one server in mind. ...
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Configure rsnapshot to keep initial(first) backup forever?

How could I tell rsnapshot to keep the initial (ie., the very first backup) backup of my server forever, incase I may need it in some rare time (like for some files in /etc directory ) ?
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Mount rsnapshot directory via NFS for non-root access

I'm trying to make my rsnapshot-backups available to non-root users on a Ubuntu server. There is a step-by-step instruction in the rsnapshot HOWTO, which I think I've followed to the letter. The ...
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How to trigger anacron start if USB drive connected

There is a script in /usr/lib/pm-utils/power.d/anacron which restarts anacron if leptops are connected to power. Is it possible to have a similar script restart anacron if (a certain) USB-drive is ...
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How to restore on another Ubuntu computer a MySQL backup made by rsnapshot?

How to restore on another Ubuntu computer a MySQL database backup made by rsnapshot on an external USB hard disk? This seems to be difficult because the UID and GID of mysql differ on both computers. ...
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Prevent shutdown when rsnapshot is running

Since shutdowns during rsnapshot operation will lead to inconsistent/partial backups, I wonder how to delay the system shutdown while rsnapshot is active. The task is complicated by the fact that I ...
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Rsnapshot with two alternating hard drives

I am using ubuntu server 10.04 with rsnapshot; I plan on alternating the backup external hdd every week. The rsnapshot.conf: snapshot_root /media/backup_disk_1/backup no_create_root 1. There is a ...
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Rsnapshot: using different intervals for different directories

Is it possible to backup two different directories using two different intervals using rsnapshot? For example, if I want to backup my /home directory every day, but my /archive directory once a month. ...
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rsnapshot push TO the server FROM the client

I have found out that rsnapshot is great tool for backing up my stuffs for local file system. Now I need to do rsnapshot_push.conf file where I give params to rsync server. What is the right way to ...
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Cloud storage that works with rsnapshot?

I’ve started using rsnapshot as my backup system for my home PC. I really like the idea of hard links and how they are handled. But I can’t find the best workflow. Currently I keep my snapshots on the ...
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rsnapshot for remote backups?

I want to use rsnapshot to make backups from my production server to a remote backups server. Should I install rsnapshot on the remote backup server and not the production one, right ? rsnapshot is ...
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What does snapshot_root do?

I want to use rsnapshot for remote backups of my websites. It is not clear this line in rsnapshot.conf: snapshot_root /.snapshots/ In the documentation, it says snapshots are stored in this ...
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“Backup Intervals” in rsnapshot.conf?

A simple question about rsnapshot. In order to perform daily backups I'm going to add lines to cron in my Ubuntu. Then, why do I have also these lines in the rsnapshot.conf ? ...
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Should I comment out these lines in the default rsnapshot configuration?

I'm setting up the rsnapshot for backups. I've seen in the configuration file, the following backup lines are not commented by default. Should I leave them uncommented or not ? I'm not interested in ...
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What happens if rsnapshot / rdiff-backup gets interrupted in the middle of a transfer?

Question says it all: What happens if rsnapshot or rdiff-backup gets interrupted in the middle of a transfer? I know that rsnapshot tries to make a complete snapshot of your system in rotating ...
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How to rdiff-backup / rsnapshot / backupninja from LOCAL to REMOTE machine?

I'm a bit confused about doing backups with rsync/rdiff-backup / rsnapshot via SSH. I've been looking at utilities such as backupninja and rsnapshot. These are rsync / rdiff based backup systems, ...