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backups with obnam

After playing around with my backup appliance from this post, I ended up switching the backup software from rsnapshot to obnam. Obnam seems to work better and have more features than rsnapshot, like deduplication, encryption, etc. The only problems that I have had with Obnam are slow backups, but I can live with that.

I’ve replaced rsnapshot with this command:

I can schedule that command or add others for different servers. More detail and examples can be found at obnam.org.

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