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h1. scduply - useful interface for duplicity
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[[OVERVIEW]] | [[INSTALL]] | [[SETUP]] | [[USAGE]]
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[[ОБЗОР]] | [[УСТАНОВКА]] | [[НАСТРОЙКА]] | [[ИСПОЛЬЗОВАНИЕ]]
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> *scduply* - is a backup system designed for easy and cost-effective backup of the data to any type of storage via Internet, from a simple ftp to Amazon S3-class services.
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> Due to it's properties, scduply is ideal for VPS backup copy on Linux (for example - sites) and on Windows (for example - a terminal server, including a file database, and Outlook folders).
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h2. KEY FEATURES
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* *Deduplication*
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The incremental backup sents only different pieces of the file. Convenient for big logs and databases.
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* *Encryption on client-side*
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Before sending, all data is encrypted by GPG program. Therefore, even if the third party has the access to the location, it can't acquire the data without the private key.
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* *Easy Windows installation*
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Windows installer does everything itself. More over, the Windows version contains patches for fast and stable operation.
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* *VSS Support for MS Windows*
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Supporting Snapshots, allowing to copy databases, Outlook pst-files and changing other objects.
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h2. SCDUPLY - IS FREE SOFTWARE
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The software consist of three components licensed under GPL:
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* *"scduply":https://github.com/skycover/scduply* - the program itself
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* *"scdw":https://github.com/skycover/scdw* - the web-interface to control scduply
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* *"scwin":https://github.com/skycover/scwin* - the installer for scduply и scdw for Windows with VSS option
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The software is developed by "SkyCover Company":http://www.skycover.ru. It is initally based on source of "duply":http://duply.net/ and using [[Duplicity|Duplicity]] as backup engine.
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This is the backup control tool via configuration files and simple commands, which simplifies significantly the tuning of backup jobs
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and allowing to manage several jobs, each for different directory or subsystem.
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h2. SkyCover Duply (scduply)
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The tool for managing dedicated server backups via the configuration files and simple commands.
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* Permits to define the new backup job in few seconds.
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* User friendly, clear syntax of config files.
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* Able to execute and check pre- and post-job scripts.
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* Gives useful commands for backup and restore.
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* Saves the backup logs, create and mail HTML reports.
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The example of mailed HTML report. It cames with all the raw logs attached.
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!scduply-report1.png!
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*SkyCover Duply* is useful for command-line usage and also is used as the backend for [[SkyCover_Duply_Web_en|SkyCover Duply Web (SCDW)]] – the web interface for configuring the backup jobs.
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Both scduply and SCDW are free and licensed under GPL.
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The sources and the manuals
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Installation Instructions
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Usage Guide
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The project’s code: http://github.com/skycover/scduply
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The request tracker: https://redmine.skycover.ru/projects/scduply-backup
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The quick comments page
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The relation to the duply project
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scduply is based on the source code of duply, but is advanced to be more friendly:
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* User friendly config syntax with named variables.
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* Additional global configuration file.
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* Automatic addition of the job’s name to the globally configured TARGET_URL.
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* Infrastructure to save per-job logs and reports.
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* The command for batch execution of all defined jobs.
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* Reporting via e-mail with HTML report and raw logs attached.
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*scduply* is not backward compatible with "duply":http://duply.net/.
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*scduply* is developed for the *SkyCover* Company internal needs, so it will always be the separate project, to be able implement any desired new features.
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Nevertheless, we will be glad to submit any parts of our code to the "duply":http://duply.net/.