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Network Backup with Bacula How-To

Book Description

Create an autonomous backup solution for your computer network using practical, hands-on recipes

  • Set up Bacula infrastructure.

  • Back up data and directories

  • Work with multiple-storage systems

In Detail

In the data-centered world, backup and duplication is an important factor that keeps your computer network fail-safe and healthy. Backup solutions allow you to quickly recover from power failures, damaged hardware and hacker attacks.

"Network Backup with Bacula" is a practical guide to setting up the Bacula backup system using a number of sequential recipes, ranging from the simplest to intricate ones, which will give you knowledge needed to build a self-contained backup infrastructure.

"Network Backup with Bacula" contains the instructions on setup and configuration of various Bacula components as well as information to help you painlessly integrate your Windows and Linux workstations into the backup system.

You will learn how to setup Bacula Director and Storage, how to backup Linux and Windows clients, ways to overcome limitations implied by firewall protection, and specific cases of backup for MySQL, OpenLDAP, Postfix. You will also learn different scheduling strategies and various other tips.

With Network Backup with Bacula, you will learn everything you need to know to create an autonomous backup solution for your computer network.

Table of Contents

  1. Network Backup with Bacula How-To
    1. Network Backup with Bacula How-To
    2. Credits
    3. About the Author
    4. About the Reviewer
    5. www.PacktPub.com
      1. Support files, eBooks, discount offers and more
        1. Why Subscribe?
        2. Free Access for Packt account holders
    6. Preface
      1. What this book covers
      2. What you need for this book
      3. Who this book is for
      4. Conventions
      5. Reader feedback
      6. Customer support
        1. Errata
        2. Piracy
        3. Questions
    7. 1. Network Backup with Bacula How-To
      1. Getting started with Bacula (Must know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
      2. Simple directory backup (Must know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
      3. Scheduling backups (Must know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it…
        3. There's more…
      4. Backing up MySQL server (Should know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
      5. Backing up PostgreSQL server (Become an expert)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
      6. Backing up OpenLDAP server (Become an expert)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
      7. Backing up mailboxes (Should know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
      8. Backing up Zarafa (Become an expert)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
      9. Backups behind a firewall (Become an expert)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
      10. Backing up a Windows client (Should know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
      11. Multiple storage servers (Should know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. There's more...
      12. Setting up from scratch
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
      13. Appendix: Mini tips
        1. Receiving e-mail notifications
        2. Concurrent jobs
        3. Handling holidays