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Back Me Up

Collection of scripts for creating file and database backups on linux servers.

Create a dropbox user

sudo adduser --disabled-password dropbox

Install Dropbox

sudo su dropbox
cd ~ && wget -O - "" | tar xzf -

Start dropbox daemon and link to your dropbox account


Add dropbox daemon to crontab to start automatically

crontab -e
@reboot ~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd

Add the backup script to run every day at 1:00 AM

0 1 * * * sh /home/dropbox/backmeup/bin/ -i /var/www/vhosts -o /home/dropbox/Dropbox/backup -u backup -p secret
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