Remote backing up a Linux host over the ‘net with BackupPC
April 15, 2013
I’ve recently moved my blog across to a VPS service. A VPS is akin to a chroot jail, where you have your own server, but you’re running a common Linux kernel. This also means you don’t really have your own filesystem - so for the sakes of paranoia I don’t want the VPS to have any privileged data on it, and I don’t want the VPS to be able to remote back into my main infrastructure to back itself up.