Incremental Backups

4 posts / 0 new
Last post
#1 Wed, 02/20/2013 - 19:40

Incremental Backups


I have been using Webmin -> System -> Filesystem Backup which is working fine. However, I would like to do incremental backups daily and a full backup just once a week. When I try to edit the backup or create a new one, I don't see any option for Incremental. What am I missing?

Webmin 1.610 Virtualmin 3.98 gpl CentOS 5.9 Backup format (at top of page says Unix Tar.

Thanks, Bill

Wed, 02/20/2013 - 22:19


While the Virtualmin Virtual Server backups do offer an incremental, the filesystem backups don't offer that option. At the moment, it's only possible to do a full backup with those.


Wed, 02/20/2013 - 22:57

Hi Eric;

OK, thanks for the info. Do the Virtual Server backups get the homes/user/Maildir/./.mailboxes directories so all email is backed up?


Thu, 02/21/2013 - 08:25


I tested it, and it seems VS backups do get email also. Great!

So, using a combination of VS backups and filesystem backups, what is your recommendation for the best backup plan so I can easily restore in the event of disaster?

Thanks, Bill

Topic locked