[nycbug-talk] off site backup

Francisco Reyes lists
Sun Oct 30 11:34:32 EST 2005

On Sun, 30 Oct 2005, Jerry B. Altzman wrote:

> What do people do to test/verify their backup sets?

It depends what you use.
If you rsync/unison somewhere you can do mtree of the directories after 
the rsync/unison.

> Hands up of those of you who've been bitten by the "corrupt/missing backup" 
> problem.

If you truly want to be sure... test restores are probably the best 
measure.. Just because you make sure the file exist on the other location, 
doesn't mean the file is actually good. It could have been corrupted even 
before it was copied to the second location.

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