So I was having a dilemma where I am running a Windows Server and I needed to backup data to an rsync server. Now the way I used to do it before was install cwrsync and create a batch script and then add it to the windows scheduler to do the backups. What a bitch to maintain and setup.
So I searched around on the web and I finally found this piece of gem. QtdTools.
This can be used for both Rsync, SSH and local.
It is also for windows and linux.
Not only is this easy to install and setup it comes with a scheduler and email notification.
Just some of the features:
- Local and remote backups with two modes:
- Differential: Only the changes are backuped. However, thanks to NTFS and hardlinks with every backup you have a complete file tree of your data. Older backups can be deleted without loosing your data integrity.
- Synchronization: The backup folder is updated. Only the newest version exists as backup.
- Multiple Backup Sets with an arbitrary number of folders to be backuped (Exclude filters)
- Restoring folders
- Backup scheduling
- By Date and Time
- On drive plugin
- Folder binding to specific drives (Windows only)
- E-Mail Notification
- Command line support (qtdsync.exe –help)