Linux Backup Server For Windows To Recover Your Essential Data.

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A backup plan is essential when you want to recover from the disk failure, system corruption, human errors etc. To ensure that the Server does all this efficiently you have to choose a proper one. How to find a Linux backup Server for Windows?

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Linux Backup Server For Windows To Recover Your Essential Data.

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While selecting a backup Server keep the following points in mind:

1) Open source

2) Cross-platform support.

3) Format data.

4) Autochangers to automatically do loading, labeling and mounting of backup media.

5) Backup media.

6) Encryption.

7) Database support.

8) Cost and License.

9) Commercial support.

10) Reports and warnings.

Some of the backup Servers are listed below:

Bacula :

  • It has a cross-platform operating system.
  • It consists of Full, differential, Incremental and consolidation Backup levels.
  • You can format the data.
  • It has the Autochangers.
  • Backup media includes tapes or disks or DVD’s.
  • There is Datastream Encryption.
  • MSSQL is present for database support.
  • Affero General Public License b3.0.
  • You can download it from www.bacula.org


Amanda :

  • Full form is Advances Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver.
  • It has a cross-platform operating system.
  • It consists of Full, differential, Incremental and consolidation Backup levels.
  • You can format the data.
  • It has the Autochangers.
  • Backup media includes tapes or disks or DVD’s.
  • There is Datastream Encryption.
  • MSSQL is present for database support.
  • GPL, LGPL, Apache, Amanda License.
  • You can download it from www.amanda.org

Backupninja :

  • Simple and easy to use.
  • It has Linux/Unix operating system.
  • It consists of Full, Incremental Backup levels.
  • You can format the data.
  • It does not have the Autochangers.
  • Backup media includes disks or DVD’s.
  • There is Datastream Encryption.
  • MySQL is present for database support.
  • GPL License.

You can download it from www.riseup.net

There are many more software’s like:

Rsnashot, rdiff-backup, Burp, Duplicity, Safekeep, DREBS etc.

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