Hi,

I use backuppc for this purpose too, and I'm quite happy with it.

Some time ago i wrote about this and how to do the restore

http://www.linux-geex.com/?s=backuppc&x=0&y=0#/?p=163

Hope it helps

Cheers

Pedro

On Tuesday 28 September 2010 19:54:41 Boniforti Flavio wrote:

> Hello people.

>

> I need to back up my Debian server, which mainly acts as a gateway

> (iptables) and proxy (squid). I¹d like to back it up in a way that should

> enable me to recover the whole system onto a new harddisk drive, if the

> actual one would fail.

> Is backupPC right for this purpose, or would it be better to take some sort

> of ³snapshots² with some other software/tool?

>

> Many thanks in advance.

>

>

> Flavio Boniforti

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