[rancid] Using of Rancid to backup Linux' files [SOLVED]

Wagner Pereira wpereira at pop-sp.rnp.br
Thu Feb 3 20:09:08 UTC 2011


I meant the former. So I am gonna follow your suggestion and test rsync 
from cron.



Wagner Pereira

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Em 3/2/2011 17:50, Adam Korab escreveu:
> 2011/2/3 Wagner Pereira<wpereira at pop-sp.rnp.br>:
>> Hey, Adam.
>> I intend to backup some specific files, such as some .conf files (Request
>> Tracker, Cacti, Nagios, FreeRADIUS, the Rancid thenselves) etc
> Do you mean to just back them up periodically, or do you actually want
> hourly diffs like rancid does for devices?
> If the former, I suggest rsync from cron.
> If the latter, it's entirely possible to modify one of the clogin
> variants for a Linux host and then ssh to the host and scrape out the
> desired file, shove it into cvs/svn, diff it, mail the diffs, etc.  I
> have no idea if anybody has done so yet, though.
> --Adam

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