Oct 062008

There are several new interesting features in the upcoming Bacula release. Including, but not limited to:

  • “Accurate” backups regardless of mtime, mv, rm, etc
  • Copy Jobs
  • Virutal Backup / Synthetic Backup / Consolidation
  • Duplicate Job Control
  • TLS Authentication
  • Ignore Dir
  • Honor No Dump Flag
  • Plugins
  • libdbi framework

These features are being added to the development 2.5.x versions to be released as Bacula version 3.0.0. This release is expected to occur near the end of 2008.

Disclosure: I am a Bacula Committer.

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  One Response to “New Bacula features”

  1. Would be nice to have some config example or scenario of a synthetic backup. Great work btw!