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How to set up a VirtualBox server in Debian 9: web interface, autostart, backup

Written on February 9, 2018 at 06:16, by

This article describes how to set up a VirtualBox server in Debian 9 (Stretch): Installing VirtualBox VirtualBox web interface: phpVirtualBox Set up and use VMs Automatically start PhpVirtualBox on boot Automatically pause VMs on reboot/shutdown and resume them on boot Set up a backup system Troubleshooting If this article has helped you please let me […]

Backup script for VirtualBox vm’s in Debian

Written on February 1, 2016 at 15:27, by

Here’s a script that will loop through the virtual machines in VirtualBox and exports them. Note: a new version of this script is available here. Why not use snapshots? I’ve seen scripts that will take a snapshot and then copy the ‘raw’ vm over to a backup disk. The advantages of such an approach are: […]

Adding ownCloud 8 to Active Directory 2012 R2 – Part 7: Server maintenance

Written on November 6, 2015 at 14:53, by

Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Installing Debian 8 Part 3: Installing ownCloud 8 Part 4: Connecting to Active Directory Part 5: Security Part 6: Miscellany Part 7: Server maintenance OwnCloud does a fine job listing the steps for creating backups and updating an ownCloud server. Read all about it here. I’m not going to copy […]

mbackup: how to store 100TB of backups on a 2TB disk

Written on July 9, 2013 at 23:10, by

mbackup is a Windows Batch backup script using no third party tools that creates full backups from incremental backups using hardlinks. Your backup directory will contain folders with full backups where in reality only one full backup plus incremental backups exist.

Een Debian-systeem backuppen en restoren

Written on June 5, 2013 at 22:01, by

Backups zijn leuk maar geteste backups zijn nuttig. Zo kwam het dat ik de disk uit mijn Ubuntu-server trok en er een lege disk in stopte om te kijken hoe compleet mijn backupsysteem was. Het viel me op dat het in Debian-systemen (*nix in het algemeen) erg makkelijk is om alles in één keer te […]