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Automated DVD Backup

May 31st, 2009 1 comment

Today I would like to share with you, a little script that I use every week. I have four rewritable DVD that I use in rotation to backup important directories of my server at home. All I have to do is to leave one of these DVD+RW in the dvd drive and a backup of my important directories will be taken at regular interval. I have schedule a cron job that run tree times a week, to backup to DVD directories that are important to me. This is by no way a replacement of a full system backup like Mondo rescue, Storix or Acronis, but they represent to me the directories that are subject to change more often. I must specify that the command used in this script require using a DVD+RW to work.

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