Version 3.0.0 of BackupPC is available at http://backuppc.sourceforge.net. BackupPC is a perl-based high-performance, enterprise-grade backup system for backing up Linux, WinXX and MacOSX PCs and laptops to a server's disk using SMB, tar or rsync. Features include clever pooling of identical files, no client-side software, and a powerful Apache/CGI user interface.
Release 3.0.0 is a major new release with many new features including:
* New configuration and host CGI editor.
* Rsync hardlink support (needs latest File::RsyncP).
* Decoupled BackupPC_dump from BackupPC_nightly.
* Support for multi-level incrementals.
* Added RSS support from Rich Duzenbury.
* Server file names are now in utf8 and optional conversion to/from client name charsets can be configured. All CGI pages now use the utf8 charset.
* Per-client backups file (that summarizes each backup) can be recovered if corrupted. This is done by storing each backup's metadata to pc/HOST/nnn/backupInfo.
* BackupPC_sendEmail has new options for sending test emails and checking if BackupPC is alive (allowing a cron entry to check if BackupPC is alive).
* New scripts BackupPC_fixupBackupSummary (for recovering corrupted backups files) and BackupPC_tarPCCopy (for copying the hardlinks in the PC data directory).
See the change log for full details.
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