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This guide describes the process to configure a Raspberry Pi Model B or Beaglebone Black to as a backup server to backup Windows or Linux machines using rsnapshot and then to sync those backups across multiple backup servers using rsync.

This guide was written for Linux and tested under Ubuntu 13.04.


The backup drives used will be formated as ext4 which Windows cannot understand by default. You can install a Windows ext4 driver.

Required Hardware

Raspberry Pi Model B

Beaglebone Black

Setup Guide