[nycbug-talk] off site backup

Dan Langille dan
Sun Oct 30 10:33:38 EST 2005

On 30 Oct 2005 at 10:09, Jerry B. Altzman wrote:

> On 10/28/2005 11:55 PM, Francisco Reyes wrote:
> > My advice is to segreate the data into "active" and "inactive".
> > Put the inactive data into a read only set of directories so the users 
> > can not modify/add data.
> > Backup active frequently and inactive a few times/year.
> What do people do to test/verify their backup sets?

I use the verify job built into my backup solution.  When backing up, 
you can [optionally] store an MD5 (or simliar) of the stored file.  
Then you can read the backed up data and compare that to the stored 

You probably know I use Bacula: http://www.bacula.org/

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