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Chapter 1. Getting Started

1.1. Introduction
1.2. Starting fwbackups

1.1. Introduction

fwbackups is a feature-rich user backup program that allows you to backup your documents anytime with ease. Its simple, intuitive interface offers the following features:
  • Each user of the system can configure their own backups
  • On-demand or automated backups for files and folders via backup sets
  • A tray icon to monitor the current progress of backups or restore operations
  • Several backup engines including compression and incremental backups
  • Support for backing up to a remote host via SSH/SFTP
  • Support for restoring any of the backups created with fwbackups