bash / shell script based solution to perform backups Due Date 23/03/2013

  • Status Closed
  • Budget €30 - €250 EUR
  • Total Bids 17

Project Description


Design and implement a bash script based solution to perform backups,

Requirements of the script

1. Script to perform backups

a. Backup from configured directory, no interaction

b. Backup to archive directory, using project name

c. Inline help with all parameters and options

2. Configuration system

a. Minimum configuration options

b. Separate configuration file

c. Specify configuration file

3. Logging and error handling

a Log to stderr or to specified file

b Offer 2 log levels

c Log any error condition; terminate on critical errors

4. Restore

a. Option to switch to “restore” personality

b. Implement restore commands

c. Restore to configured backup directory but allow for override

d. (Optional) Command line option to “Compare” files

5. Design and comments

a. DESIGN document

b. Code comments

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