World Backup Day is today

Howdy all,

In the heat of getting ready for Texas Linux Fest, I darned near forgot about World Backup Day!

Today is the day when all good little boys and girls backup their precious data. A random bunch of redditors instigated and propagated the idea, and it even has a website:

Virtualmin provides numerous mechanisms for backing up your data (local, S3, remote via FTP or ssh), so if you don’t have a backup plan, now is the time to make one. Backing up domains is covered in the Virtualmin documentation:

And, if you don’t have a whole server backup plan in place, Webmin has the Filesystem Backup module (, as well as a module for Bacula. There’s even a module for keeping a separate backup of your configuration files (

Hooray for backups!