Do any of you take “snapshots” of your system to restore everything if something goes wrong? or do you just backup your important data?
I am currently using Restic to backup all my data. I have made quite a mess of my server, so I’m looking to probably re-install the whole system. I won’t lose any data, but it will be a bit time consuming to configure and install all my programs again.
So, I’m wondering if there is an easy way to take snapshots of a whole live system, and then restore a snapshot.
What software do you use? Is it worth doing?
I’ve seen different methods discussed online:
Anybody have some real-world experience with these? or is a fresh install good every now and again?