QNAP Server Setup
- Go to System Tool -> qpkg -> Get qpkg
- Right click "Optware IPKG (Itsy Package Management System)" copy and paste link to new browser
- Download the software and then install as fireware update
Update ipkg and install rdiff-backup
ipkg update ipkg list | grep rdiff-backup ipkg install py26-rdiff-backup
Find out the version of rdiff-backup because your other rdiff-backup software will need to match exactly. Note it has a slightly different name than normal.
Make a symbolic link in the paths so that we can call rdiff-backup rather than rdiff-backup-2.6 from the shell
ln -s /opt/bin/rdiff-backup-2.6 /opt/bin/rdiff-backup
Test our command
Make a soft link so that it can be accessed by ssh
ln -s /opt/bin/rdiff-backup-2.6 /bin/rdiff-backup
Test this on a remote machine
ssh admin@yourqnapserver rdiff-backup -V
How to use rdiff-backup
The software is quite simple and there is a good guides here: http://www.nongnu.org/rdiff-backup/examples.html .