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Is it possible to use a Linux machine to backup everything on a Windows network?

I would like to backup MS databases and also drives, so if a database record needs restoring, it can be done easily, and if a drive gets corrupted, it can be re-imaged easily.

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How are you operating the network? Linux can access NFS and NTFS by default, and Samba can handle different types of workgroups. – new123456 Sep 30 '11 at 20:03
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Look into setting up bacula server on your linux box. Bacula is an open source project with a very good win gui client and an excellent backend. I'm not going to post any configurations here because they vary depending on needs.

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