[nycbug-talk] Setting up a FreeBSD "backup" box

Dan Colish dcolish at gmail.com
Mon Dec 8 19:51:04 EST 2008

On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 7:42 PM, George Rosamond <
george at ceetonetechnology.com> wrote:

> Matt Juszczak wrote:
> > Hiya,
> >
> > If you were given the task of setting up a FreeBSD box with 1 TB disk
> > space (mirrored RAID 1) for use by multiple clients for backing up their
> > data (mostly via rsync and sftp), how would you set it up?  Yes, its a
> > given that one would use a minimalist install, create home dirs for each
> > client, enable quotas to keep file storage under control, but what else?
> > Is there a shell out there that ONLY allows the use of rsync and perhaps
> > sftp?  I've seen rbash and people also set the shell to sftp-server.
> >
> > Just wondering how others would set this up.  Thanks!
> There's an rsync-only shell out there that you can config and compile
> that's perfect, IMHO.
> It will also do chroot.
> And it's funny. . . was looking for the code, and found a posting by me
> on it
> http://osdir.com/ml/user-groups.bsd.nycbug/2005-11/msg00094.html
> g
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I don't know about you guys, but I love s3 for backups. Its super easy to
sync with is you use the s3sync ruby project.
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