Executing CakePHP script using Windows Scheduled Task

In Windows adding a scheduled task is just not as straight forward as adding a CRON job using Linux. (Don’t get me started on troubleshooting a Windows Schedule Task that did not run for some reason.) However, it is not so difficult once you get it figured out. Here is what I did: In this… Continue reading Executing CakePHP script using Windows Scheduled Task

Backup files from Linux to a Windows server

Ok, this may be my last disaster recovery and backup blog for a long time. As you can probably tell from the title this blog entry is all about keeping backup strategies as cheap as possible. My strategy is to backup all of my Windows and Linux servers to one central Windows server that is… Continue reading Backup files from Linux to a Windows server

Linux backup using CRON to local directory

As many have pointed out I am on a backup and disaster recovery kick lately. Some would say that it is about time, others are simply glad to see that data is now being backed up. I have found that it is easiest to zip up files on a local machine prior to moving them… Continue reading Linux backup using CRON to local directory