BAR

Registered by Torsten Rupp

Backup ARchiver program

BAR is backup archiver program. It can create compressed, encrypted and split archives of files and disk images which can be stored
on a hard disk, cd, dvd, bd or directly on a server via ftp, scp, sftp, webDAV/webDAVs, or SMB/CIFS. BAR can create full and incremental/differential archives. A server-mode and a scheduler is integrated for making automated backups in the background.

* create, list, test, compare, convert and extract archives of files and disk images,
* fast access to entries in archives: can find and extract single files without decompressing/decryption of the whole archive,
* full and incremental/differential backup files archives,
* support for raw and several file systems for disk images (ext, fat, reiserfs),
* can split archives into parts of selectable size; each part can be read independent,
* compress of data with zlib, bzip2, lzma, lzo, lz4, or zstd algorithms,
* encrypt archive content with gcrypt algorithms (BLOWFISH, TWOFISH, AES, a. o.),
* asymmetric encryption with RSA,
* create PAR2 checksum files,
* store archives directly on external server via ftp or scp, sftp, webdav, webdavs,
* store archives on CD/DVD/BD and add error correction codes with the external tool dvdisaster,
* support storage on a generic device,
* multicore support for compression and encryption,
* server mode with included scheduler for doing backups regularly. Controlling the server can be done via network connection
  (plain & TLS/SSL),
* optional internal database with information to all stored files and disk images,
* graphical front end for server to check server status, create jobs, start jobs and stop jobs.

Project information

Maintainer:
Torsten Rupp
Driver:
Torsten Rupp
Licence:
GNU GPL v2

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