btrfs-sxbackup man page

btrfs-sxbackup — a btrfs snapshot backup utility

Synopsis

btrfs-sxbackup [-h | --help] [-q | --quiet] [-v] [--version]

Description

Btrfs snapshot backup utility with push/pull support via SSH, retention, email notifications, compression of transferred data, and syslog logging.

Options

-h, --help
show help message and exit
-q, --quiet
do not log to stdout
--version
show program's version number and exit
-v
can be specified multiple times to increase verbosity

Examples

Initialize

Initialize a backup job pulling snapshots of subvolume / on remote host myhost.org to local subvolume /backup/myhost:

btrfs-sxbackup init ssh://root@myhost.org:/ /backup/myhost

Initialize a backup job pushing snapshots of local subvolume / to remote subvolume /backup/myhost on host mybackupserver.org:

btrfs-sxbackup init / ssh://root@mybackupserver.org:/backup/myhost

Run

Run a backup job:

btrfs-sxbackup run /backup/myhost

Cron

Cronjob performing a pull backup job:

# /etc/cron.d/btrfs-sxbackup
PATH="/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin"
30 2    * * *     root     btrfs-sxbackup run /backup/myhost

See Also

btrfs-sxbackup-init(1), btrfs-sxbackup-run(1), btrfs-sxbackup-info(1), btrfs-sxbackup-update(1), btrfs-sxbackup-destroy(1), btrfs-sxbackup-transfer(1)

Referenced By

btrfs-sxbackup-destroy(1), btrfs-sxbackup-info(1), btrfs-sxbackup-init(1), btrfs-sxbackup-run(1), btrfs-sxbackup-transfer(1), btrfs-sxbackup-update(1).

0.5.8