Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Backup Windows System via SMB Using BackupPC

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Welcome to our guide on how to backup Windows system via SMB using BackupPC server. There are three methods in which BackupPC can use to backup data. These include the use of SMB protocol for backing up Windows systems, Rsync and Tar for backing up Linux/Unix/MacOSX systems. In this guide, we are going to learn how to backup Windows...

Install and Setup GlusterFS Storage Cluster on CentOS 8

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to install and setup GlusterFS storage cluster on CentOS 8. GlusterFS is an opensource distributed and scalable network file system that clusters various disk storage resources into a single global namespace. It is suitable for data-intensive tasks such as cloud storage and media streaming. Some of the common features for...

Install and Setup BackupPC Server on Ubuntu 20.04

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 BackupPC is a high-performance enterprise-grade cross-platform backup software suite with a web-based frontend. It can be used for backing up Linux, Windows and Mac OSXs PCs and laptops to a server’s disk. In this guide, we are going to learn how to install and setup BackupPC Server on Ubuntu 20.04. BackupPC provides quite a number of features; Provides a web interface which allows administrators...

Setup Three Node Ceph Storage Cluster on Ubuntu 18.04

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Welcome to our tutorial on how to setup three node ceph storage cluster on Ubuntu 18.04. Ceph is a scalable distributed storage system designed for cloud infrastructure and web-scale object storage. It can also be used to provide Ceph Block Storage as well as Ceph File System storage. Setup Three Node Ceph Storage Cluster on Ubuntu 18.04 Ceph Storage Cluster setup requires...

Install and Configure BackupPC on Debian 10

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In this guide, we will learn how to install and configure BackupPC on Debian 10. BackupPC is a free, high-performance enterprise-grade backup software suite with a web-based frontend that can be used for backing up Linux, Windows and mac OSXs PCs and laptops to a server’s disk. Install and Configure BackupPC on Debian 10 Update and upgrade your system packages. apt updateapt...

How to Create an LVM Logical Volume

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn about how to create LVM logical volumes. Before we dive deeper, let us have a look at LVM architecture. LVM ARCHITECTURE OVERVIEW The structure of an LVM disk environment is simply illustrated in the figure below. LVM Logical Volumes Components The underlying structure of an LVM environment is a block device such a partition or...

Install and Configure BackupPC on CentOS 8

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In this guide, we are going learn how to install and configure BackupPC on CentOS 8. BackupPC is a high-performance enterprise-grade backup software suite with a web-based frontend that can be used for backing up Linux, Windows and mac OSXs PCs and laptops to a server’s disk. Some of the features of BackupPC include; Provides a web interface which allows administrators to view log...

Setup GlusterFS Distributed Replicated Volume on CentOS 8

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to setup glusterfs distributed replicated volume on CentOS 8. Gluster is a free and open source scalable network filesystem which enables you to create large, distributed storage solutions for media streaming, data analysis, and other data- and bandwidth-intensive tasks. Setup GlusterFS Distributed Replicated Volume on CentOS 8 Prerequisites Before you can proceed, ensure...

How Install and Configure iSCSI Storage server on CentOS 7

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In our previous tutorial, we covered how to install and configure iSCSI storage server on Ubuntu 18.04 and in this tutorial, we are going to learn how to implement the same on CentOS 7 and other RHEL derivatives. In this deployment, we will be using two CentOS 7 servers, one acting as the iSCSI target while the other functions as...

Backup Windows System with BackupPC Using Rsyncd

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This guide will take you through how to backup Windows System with BackupPC using rsyncd. In our previous guide, we learnt how to backup Windows system with BackupPC using Samba share (Server Message Block protocol). It is much safer to use Rsyncd for backup compared to using SMB. Backup Windows System with BackupPC Using Rsyncd Assuming you have BackupPC server up and...