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Borg Backup Client Docker on Alpine

Source code on GitHub | Image on DockerHub


This is a docker image for borg backup based on Alpine linux.

It is intended to be used as a borg client, and not as a borg server (which requires a little more setup with sshd).

Quick Start

Download the files in the example folder, and then run:

$ docker-compose run init
$ docker-compose run backup
$ docker-compose run index
$ docker-compose run list initial-backup

Usage

$ docker run --rm -it \
  -v $PWD/back-me-up:/borg/source \
  -v $PWD/repo:/borg/repo \
  -v cache:/root/.cache/borg \
  -v config:/root/.config/borg \
  -v ssh:/root/.ssh \
  -v $PWD/keys/testkey_id_rsa:/root/.ssh/id_rsa:ro \
  -e BORG_REPO=/borg/repo \
  dannyben/borg-client init -e none

Known Issues

If you are getting a python warning Using a pure-python msgpack! This will result in lower performance. - this is a known issue in the borg Alpine package that will be fixed soon.

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