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rdiff-backup: skip regressing

I am using rdiff-backup for my backups; now, my last backup failed. However, regressing does not work (it regresses all files and then stops doing anything); since I know that all files have been ...
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Centralized backup management solution

I’m looking for a solution that allows me to manage my clients’ backups from a centralized server in my office. The scenario is the following: Management Server: Installed in my Office Network is ...
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rdiff-backup incrementing files that didn't change in years

I'm running Linux on a laptop, recently the hard drive is failing. The system that's running off of this drive freezes seconds after the desktop is loaded. I want to make the last incremental backup ...
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Is running rdiff-backup or rsnapshot save while source directory is written?

I'm wondering if it's safe to use rdiff-backup or rsnapshot on a source directory which is written to while backup is running. Will they backup a snapshot of source or will they eventually backup ...
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How to prevent rdiff-backup on cygwin from crashing?

I'd like to employ rdiff-backup for backing up my user directory of my Windows 7 - 64 bits. I use the following command line: rdiff-backup -v5 /cygdrive/D/home/maxp /cygdrive/t/Backup/Users/maxp/...
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Cygwin: scp/ssh is slow

I'm using rdiff-backup for backuping my data. Since some machines are using Windows I installed sshd and rdiff-backup with cygwin there. The backup works but is pretty slow. I then did some testing ...
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Verify rdiff backup integrity

I am using rdiff for my differential backup. Recently an issue happened where all versions of my backup failed to patch correctly and rdiff returning an error 106 which after investigation is a code ...
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SSH could not create directory /home/USERNAME/.ssh

My script is executing the below command: command = os.system('rdiff-backup --exclude "**.dropbox**" --exclude "**.ini**" --remote-schema "ssh -o UserKnownHostsFile=/cygdrive/c/Users/Adam/.ssh/...
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rdiff-backup remote schema does not take input

I'm trying to set up rdiff-backup between my windows host machine and my remote linux machine. I'm using Windows 8.1. SSH and rdiff-backup is indeed within the PATH environment variablle... With the ...
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Can rdiff-backup be used to back up a single file?

Thanks to Superuser I've just found rdiff-backup. I've read the man pages and had a fiddle with the --include parameter but it did not do what I want, so my question is this - Is it possible to use ...