Adrian Lita

How to setup a nice and simple backup script on Ubuntu

By: Adrian Lita

Published on: 2018-10-16

Keywords: #ubuntu18 #backup #bash #cron #mysql #apache2 #files


These days, while setting up a new server, in the evening, while being a bit tired I mananged to destroy 2 days' work, simply because I had no backup solution installed. Simply not wanting to pay more on a backup solution, since I have a VPS and it's very handy and cheap, I've decided to build my own backup solution, simple, effective and free :) The only things I needed to backup were actual files and some of the MySQL databases. To be able to follow my tutorial 100%, you will need the following:...

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