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50. Backing up via Rsync to Btrfs snapshots

BMC-IT is running a service for simple incremental file based backups to disk using Rsync and Btrfs snapshots. The service is used internally in BMC-IT for servers we do system administration for. You you can set up a similar system if you want to.

The service is documented in the SOP - Rsync backup to Btrfs snapshots.

hostname function OS hardware file system controller disks
neuro-l2 file server Scientific Linux 6 Supermicro 36 Ext4 XFS Areca ARC-1882 3×750GB 6x4x3TB 8x8TB 1xFree
bmc-esc2 backup Scientific Linux 6 HP Microserver G8 ZFS SATA 4x4TB
bmc-esc3 backup Scientific Linux 6 HP Microserver G8 ZFS SATA 4x4TB
bmc-t1 backup CentOS 7 Supermicro 24 Btrfs Areca ARC-1280 2xSystem 4x3TB 4x8TB 8x10TB 6xFree
bmc-t2 backup CentOS 7 Supermicro 24 Btrfs Areca ARC-1280 8x4TB 4x6TB 8x8TB
bmc-pcfs1 file server CentOS 7 Supermicro 36 Btrfs Areca ARC-1882 36x8TB
bmc-pcfs2 backup CentOS 7 Supermicro 36 Btrfs Areca ARC-1882 36x8TB
bmc-pcfs3 standby CentOS 7 Supermicro 36 Btrfs Areca ARC-1882 6x8TB 18xFree
bmc-pcfs4 file server CentOS 7 Supermicro 36 Btrfs Areca ARC-1882 36x8TB
bmc-pcfs5 backup CentOS 7 Supermicro 36 Btrfs Areca ARC-1882 36x8TB
bmc-t3 backup CentOS 7 Supermicro 24 ZFS Areca ARC-1280 24x2TB
bmc-t4 backup CentOS 7 Supermicro 24 ZFS Areca ARC-1280 24x2TB
fbv-neo file server Scientific Linux 6 Supermicro 24 Btrfs Areca ARC-1280 24x2TB
fbv-one standby CentOS 7 Supermicro 36 Ext4 Areca ARC-18xx -

This entry backup.rsync.btrfs was last modified 2018-05-22

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