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One of the most important things for a server are backups. I wrote a little script to automatically do this job dayly.
I create my backups on an external harddisk being mounted during the boot process to /srv/backups.
First set the profile and update the system:
rm /etc/make.profile && ln -s /usr/portage/profiles/hardened/x86 /etc/make.profile && emerge -uDvN world
If you want to use this solution you need the following howto(s) finished:
Run backup daily at 2:00 am
0 2 * * * root /usr/local/sbin/backup.sh 2>&1 | cat -vT | mail -s "Daily Backup `date`" root
Please send a feedback to: doc<at>gabosh.netHowto listing
Here you can find the official Gentoo Linux Forums where you can find a lot of answers.
Here a link to the official Gentoo Linux Homepage.