Given the ever decreasing cost of disks and raid systems, it is now practical and cost effective to store backups on a (remote) server's local disk or network storage.

BackupAFS is a high-performance, enterprise-grade system for backing up OpenAFS volumes to a such a server's disk. This is a strategy commonly known as "disk to disk", or "disk2disk" backup, and thanks to the low cost and high performance of modern hard disks, is both fast and economical. BackupAFS is highly configurable and easy to install and maintain.

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QUICKSTART: Installation and configuration instructions.

Full distribution documentation.

Editing the main server configEditing the main VolumeSet Definitions
Browsing a specific backupVolumeSet Summary (all VolumeSets)
Backup Summary of a specific VolumeSetRestore screen 1
Restore screen 2

BackupAFS 1.0.0

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Known issues:
English is the only language supported. Translations for other languages are happily accepted.

Disclaimer: This code is not presently supported, maintained, nor endorsed by the developers of BackupPC or OpenAFS. Any trademarks used are property of their respective owners.