Tutorial Series

How To Use Bacula on CentOS 7

This series will show you how implement file backups of your CentOS 7 servers using Bacula, the popular open-source backup software suite.
  • Bacula is an open-source network backup solution that allows you create backups and perform data recovery of your computer systems. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configure the server components of Bacula on a CentOS 7 server.
  • This tutorial will show you how to set up Bacula to create backups of a remote CentOS 7 host over a network connection. This involves installing and configuring the Bacula Client software on a remote host and making some additions to the configuration of an existing Bacula Server.
  • This tutorial will show you how to perform a full hot backup of your MySQL or MariaDB databases using Percona XtraBackup on CentOS 7. The resulting database backup can then be backed up to a remote location using rsync, a backup system like Bacula, or DigitalOcean backups. The process of restoring the database from a backup is also covered.