I want my backups to be based around a central server, without clients on each machine. With just Linux I would accomplish this with basic scripts. For my VPS I just want to clone
/opt and send it off every backup cycle, with the magic of Server 2019 I plan to do this same thing. Server 2019 supports
tar natively and runs an SSH server. I want to execute the server side backup commands on demand and pull that file to the backup server at every cycle. I do not care about the OS at all, just the data.
A central server will hold all of the