synbak - Universal Backup System

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Tumbleweed
Repository Archiving Backup all
Package filename synbak-1.4.0-1.13.noarch.rpm
Package name synbak
Package version 1.4.0
Package release 1.13
Package architecture noarch
Package type rpm
Category Productivity/Archiving/Backup
License GNU General Public License (GPL)
Maintainer -
Download size 133.20 KB
Installed size 378.47 KB
Synbak is an application designed to unify several backup methods. Synbak
provides a powerful reporting system and a very simple interface for
configuration files.
Synbak is a wrapper for several existing backup programs suppling the end user
with common method for configuration that will manage the execution logic for
every single backup and will give detailed reports of backups result.
Synbak can make backups using:
- Rsync (over ssh, rsync smb and cifs protocols)
- Tar (tar.gz and tar.bz2) archives
- Tape (even using multi loader changer tapes)
- LDAP databases
- MySQL databases
- and more...
Synbak can make reports using:
- Email
- Html pages
- RSS feeds
- and more...
Moreover, if you are a developer and want to contribute, the modular nature of
synbak will allow you to easly write new backup methods, reports, and


Package Version Architecture Repository
synbak - - -


Name Value
/bin/bash -
bash -
bc -
cdrecord -
gawk -
mkisofs -
mktemp -
netcat -
rsync -
sed -
tar -


Name Value
config(synbak) = 1.4.0-1.13
synbak = 1.4.0-1.13


Type URL
Binary Package synbak-1.4.0-1.13.noarch.rpm
Source Package synbak-1.4.0-1.13.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the Archiving Backup repository:
    # zypper addrepo archiving-backup
  2. Install synbak rpm package:
    # zypper install synbak




2011-06-12 -
- update to 1.4.0:
* changed many report messages (html and email reports)
* fixed a bug with calculating destination size when
backup_no_make_destdir=yes is used
* fixed a bug on short open tag in php calendar report
* fixed a bug when erasing old backups when backup_erase_always was used
- changes from 1.3.2:
* added a trailing slash into backup destination path used by rsync method
command to avoid problems when backing up to a full hard disk
* in parse_uri function normalize the password variable with escape keys if
problematic characters are found (',!,*)
2010-06-30 -
- update to 1.3.1:
* a bug in the rsync method using the -o command switch was fixed
* the FAQ file was updated with tips to make daily, weekly, and
monthly backups
2010-06-08 -
- update to 1.3.0
2007-11-02 -
- moved to openSUSE Build Service
2006-10-30 -
- new upstream version
2006-10-14 -
- new upstream version
2006-08-23 -
- new upstream version
2006-08-19 -
- new upstream version
2006-07-30 -
- new upstream version
2006-07-21 -
- new upstream version

See Also

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