Provided by: rsbackup_5.1-1_amd64 bug

NAME

       rsbackup.cron - cron script for rsbackup

SYNOPSIS

       rsbackup.cron [OPTIONS] FREQUENCY

DESCRIPTION

       rsbackup.cron is invoked from cron to run automated backups, pruning and reporting.

       FREQUENCY  must be one of hourly, daily, weekly or monthly, corresponding to the frequency
       it is invoked at.

OPTIONS

       --dry-run, -n
              Passes the --dry-run option to rsbackup.

       --verbose, -v
              Displays the rsbackup command before executing it.

       --help, -h
              Displays a usage message and terminates.

       --version, -V
              Display version string.

CONFIGURATION

       Configuration is read from /etc/rsbackup/defaults.  This is a shell script fragment and it
       should define the following variables:

       hourly

       daily

       weekly

       monthly
              Define  the  list of hosts to back up at a given frequency.  Use the special string
              _all to back up all hosts.

       report Defines the frequency to send an email report.

       email  Defines the destination address for the email report.

       prune  Defines the frequency of pruning old backups.

       prune_incomplete
              Defines the frequency of pruning incomplete backups.

   Example
       #
       # List hosts to backup hourly, daily, weekly and monthly
       #  - set the empty string to back up no hosts (at that frequency)
       #  - use the special string "_all" to back up everything
       #
       hourly=""
       daily=_all
       weekly=""
       monthly=""

       #
       # Set report=hourly|daily|weekly|monthly to control frequency of
       # email reports.  (Hourly is probably a bit much!)  Only effective
       # if email is not "".
       #
       report=daily

       #
       # Set email=ADDRESS to have the report emailed to that address.
       #
       email=root

       #
       # Set prune=hourly|daily|weekly|monthly|never to control frequency of
       # automated pruning of old backups
       #
       prune=daily

       #
       # Set prune_incomplete=hourly|daily|weekly|monthly|never to control
       # frequency of automated pruning of incomplete backups
       #
       prune_incomplete=weekly

       #
       # Prefix to the rsbackup command
       # Use 'nice' and/or 'ionice' here.  Remember to quote correctly.
       #
       nicely=

SEE ALSO

       rsbackup(1), rsbackup-mount(1)

AUTHOR

       Richard Kettlewell <rjk@greenend.org.uk>

                                                                                 rsbackup.cron(1)