Manage your Linux backups with Rdiffweb

2020-10-20

Get started backing up your data with Rdiffweb, an interface for the newly updated rdiff-backup. The Rdiffweb app offers a simplified web interface for easy management of rdiff-backup, software that offers robust automatic backups from one Linux computer (client) to another Linux computer (server...

Read more

What's new with rdiff-backup?

2020-09-17

In March 2020, rdiff-backup advanced to version 2, 11 years after the last major release. The deprecation of Python 2 at the beginning of 2020 was the impetus for this update, but it gave the development team the opportunity to incorporate other features and benefits. For about two decades, rdiff...

Read more

How to configure ZFS for rdiff-backup

2020-07-22 - by Patrik Dufresne

How do I set up ZFS for rdiff-backup? ZFS is a relatively new file system available for the Linux platform. Its popularity is gaining speed thanks to its great management flexibility and its resilience. To learn more about the benefits of ZFS, check out our previous article. Further to our articl...

Read more

Rdiffweb Release v1.5.0

2020-07-01 - by Patrik Dufresne

Rdiffweb Release v1.5.0 This new release of rdiffweb introduces minor modifications to the web interface to improve the general usability of the application. This release officially supports Debian Bullseye with Python 3.8. To begin, we have changed the date format in various views to the followi...

Read more

Advantages of using ZFS with rdiff-backup

2020-06-24 - by Patrik Dufresne

In the past year, Linux has welcomed a newcomer to the file system area. With ext4 still being the de facto choice for desktops and most server installations, and with Btrfs failing to deliver the promise of a next generation file system, ZFS is delivering this long-awaited feature. ZFS is not a ...

Read more

Migration to gitlab.com is completed

2020-05-20 - by Patrik Dufresne

Migration to gitlab.com is completed ! Last week, we have officially completed the migration of our 20 projects to gitlab.com. We are using Gitlab for a couple of years already, but at that time gitlab.com was not a viable option. Fortunately, Gitlab.com has changed its service offering over the ...

Read more

Rdiffweb Release v1.4.0

2020-05-20 - by Patrik Dufresne

Thanks to our sponsor, this release introduces a feature to have better control over the users' permission by defining 3 different levels of acess: Admin, Maintainer and User. This addition allows you to have better control on what your users can or can't do with their backup repositories. Fix si...

Read more

Rdiffweb Release v1.3.2

2020-04-23 - by Patrik Dufresne

I am pleased to announce the new release of rdiffweb made available on April 23, 2020. Release v1.3.2 This minor releases fixes issues found while testing release 1.3.0. Fix lookup of executable rdiff-backup and rdiffweb-restore to search in current virtualenv. Fix repository view when multiple r...

Read more

Rdiffweb Release v1.2.2

2020-03-05 - by Patrik Dufresne

This new release mainly adds corrections and continues building the foundation for upcoming new features soon to be integrated into rdiffweb. With these changes we continue to work on our target objectives to provide a better digital experience to the end users. Here is the full list of changes m...

Read more

Subscribe to our newsletter

Get the highlights in your inbox.