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#Backups #FreeBSD #ZFS

I recently wrote a post called High Availability, RAID10, and 3-2-1 Backups with FreeBSD. There’s benefits to running the setup described within but it could be overkill for some uses. I don’t use it for everything. Sometimes all that’s needed is an incremental ZFS send/recv in a crontab. Admittedly, the previous post violates KISS (although, we didn’t invoke a package manager in the previous post — and we won’t do so here, either).

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#Backups #FreeBSD #Init #ZFS

What is this?

This is a guide on how to setup a primary and secondary FreeBSD server that enables high availability and 3-2-1 backups using a few key components: FreeBSD’s HAST (highly available storage), RAID10, and ZFS. No package manager or port required.

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