If you’re not already familiar with Rsync, it’s the method (or ‘protocol’ to be posh about it) that BackupAssist uses to send data off-site to locations such as NAS boxes or to other servers.
QNAP make a NAS device that’s popular with our customers and this week I came across an issue with backing up via Rsync to it that I’ve seen before…
…cue helpful (hopefully) blog post!
Something I get asked for by MailStore customers on a regular basis is an easy way for one user to search for messages within another’s archive.
One approach to this would simply be to log into the MailStore client as an Administrator, which would give you full rights over all the user archives but this is only really useful for one-off access – there is a much more elegant way to tackle this…
In Part 2 of ‘Build your own NAS’ I showed you how to set up an SSH server and use BackupAssist to rsync backups to the OpenMediaVault server. In this latest post I’ll show you how you can quickly get access to these backups using a windows SMB/CIFS share.
We still see a range of backup devices used with BackupAssist, but which are the most popular?