- Quick start -
If you are in a hurry to see burp working, read this.
- Server basics -
A brief outline of how the server reads its configuration.
- Security models -
Who do you trust?
- Windows installer -
A brief overview of the Windows installer and its options.
- Adding and removing clients -
How to tell the server about new clients, and how to remove them.
- SSL - Certificate Authority and certificates
- How burp_ca automatically creates a certificate authority and signs
- Scheduling -
How backups are scheduled.
- Shuffling, hardlinked_archive, librsync -
An explanation about what happens on the server when the client has
disconnected after a backup.
- Working directory and recovery methods -
An explanation of the working_dir_recovery_method configuration option.
- Retention -
An explanation of the retention algorithm and the 'keep' setting.
- Restoring -
An explanation about how to restore, with examples.
- Man page -
The man page describes all of the available options and more. This is
where you can find the most detailed information about burp.
- Autoupgrade -
In order to help upgrade all your burp clients to the next version,
there is an automatic upgrade mechanism.
- Status monitor -
An explanation of how the status monitor works, and the format of its
- Backup tool script -
A script to check backup sanity, with additional features.
- Bare metal restore for Ubuntu -
Restoring Ubuntu from nothing.
- Bare metal restore for Windows 7 and 8 -
Restoring Windows from nothing.
- Bare metal restore for Windows 7 and others (using Hiren's Boot CD) -
Alternative method of restoring Windows from nothing.
- Debugging a crash -
In the highly unusual event of burp crashing, this page will help you
to help me fix it.
- Burp code coverage reports -
Starting from version 2.0.26, unit test coverage reports will be
generated and stored here.
- Improved Open Source Backup -
My Masters degree final project report. This project produced burp2
and the report contains the results of testing a variety of open source