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NVnetbackup (Not Veritas netbackup) is a simple backup system framework for data in an SMB networked environment. NVnetbackup can
NVnetbackup (Not Veritas netbackup) is a simple backup system framework for data in an SMB networked environment.
NVnetbackup can also be used for backing up local data. The primary focus of this system is the simple selection of data to be backed up and the security of said data.
It is also very portable because it relies on common Linux tools and its behavior is controlled entirely by a single and simple configuration file.
prepares a drive to be used for NVnetbackup
mounts all defined shares
unmounts all defined shares
runs a backup
Setup is fairly easy, all you need to do (as root) is this:
gzip -d -c NVnetbackup-release.tar.gz | tar xvf -
cp -R * /etc/NVnetbackup
Where "xx" is the version number. After you have extracted all the files in the tarball to /etc/netbackup, then edit the backup.conf file to your liking.
What's New in This Release:
This release adds more documentation to the FAQ included in the HELP file.
This addresses the issues with NVnetbackup not being able to backup files located on shares hosted on Windows machines that are locked or in use.
This release details the requirements for using Microsoft's "Volume Shadow Service" in conjunction with NVnetbackup in order to get around this.
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