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linux default iconBZ Backup for Linux Publisher's description

BZ Backup is a simple, and very customizable, backup utility that uses rsync to do backup.

BZ Backup is a simple, and very customizable, backup utility that uses rsync to do backup. The project is focused to help system admins to setup easily a reliable backup. It consists of a set of shell scripts, highly customizable, to deal with backup/recovery, local or remote, task using the powerful rsync!

It is a free software released under GPLv3 License. Installing and/or using this software implies that you agreed with GPLv3 terms.


Before run BZ Backup for the first time, it's necessary to configure it. You can do it by editing the bzbackup file directly or editing the backup.conf file (recommended) and calling bzbackup with '-c' option.

The bzbackup.conf file is self-explanatory.

For configuration example see sample.conf file.


To run bzbackup at cron, we recommend that you create a simple script to add to you /etc/cron.(freq)/ dir calling bzbackuo with the right config file.
Eg.: To run bzbackup daily, create the following script file and drop it at /etc/cron.daily

#! /bin/bash
/path/to/bzbackup -c /path/to/bzbackup.conf backup

Here are some key features of "BZ Backup":

В· backup and recover operation
В· backup/recover remote (over ssh) or local
В· pre and pos functions
В· interactive and non-interactive mode
В· mail notification

What's New in This Release:

В· Fixed a little bug at rotation function.

System Requirements:

No special requirements.
Program Release Status:
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall

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