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Open Source Client/Server Network Backup System

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Efficient Client-Server Backup system for Linux, macOS and Windows. A client for Windows, macOS and Linux lets you backup open files and complete partition images (Windows). Backups are stored to disks in a efficient way (deduplication) on either Windows or Linux servers.

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  • Incremental file and image backups
  • Fast to setup and get running; easy configuration on clients and server via web interface
  • Image backups only include used disk blocks
  • Allows image and file backups while the system is in use
  • File-level deduplicaton on the server side
  • Linux based restore cd for restoring image backups
  • E-Mail reporting
  • Browse backups, view logs and current activities and analyse client storage usage and history in a easy to use web interface


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  • 1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    Excellent.Using 2.0.4 beta,Love UI.

    Posted 02/14/2016
  • 1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    I'm not sure what happened with the people that were concerned about backing up open PST files, as that was a key focus during my appraisal and it worked absolutely perfectly in the restoration tests I have done. I'm incredibly impressed with how easy this package was to install and use, and after spending the past month testing about 20 different programs including the big boys in the closed source community like Unitrends and Veeam, in my mind URBackup wins hands down!

    Posted 01/14/2016
  • 1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    Is there any solution to take a backup of .pst file (While outlook application is Open) through UrBackup software ? thanks Ashish

    Posted 01/14/2016
  • 1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    Dear Team, Ur Backup a good tools for backpacking the data through network.But the main issue with the ur backup is we cant able to take backup on working application like outlook.please resolve the this issue then it will be perfect for all the user. Ravindra

    Posted 01/13/2016
  • 1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    I was looking for a way to do "partition" backups and to have an "incremental" option - and UrBackup not just delivers - it over-delivers! And yes - it works both on Windows Server and non-server/workstations! :) I have almost a dozen computers now being backed up - all working beautifully, and best of all - I can restore the entire VHD back if I want, or just copy the files I need. It uses VSS for grabbing the snapshot, so no need to reboot in order to grab a copy of the HDD. All in all - my favorite so far! And very easy to set up and configure through the web interface. On the downside - when you use it for a "file copy" it actually copies all files including all the temporary files and garbage in the browser cache, so make sure to set up filters to avoid that. On the up side - it can set up "symbolic links" so your "incremental backups" will look awesome and realistic while at the same time saving you 95% of the hdd usage! :)

    Posted 07/13/2015
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Romanian, French, Persian, Czech, English, Portuguese, Estonian, Swedish, Turkish, German, Spanish, Russian

Intended Audience

System Administrators, End Users/Desktop

User Interface

Web-based, wxWidgets

Programming Language

C++, JavaScript



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