Front-end for popular Windows, Linux and VMware backup tools. Sending a mail report at end of backup.
MKSBackup can run Windows ntbackup, wbadmin or Linux tar or even VMWare ESX(i) ghettoVCB.sh using settings found in a .ini file. When done MKSBackup can send emails including a full report. The email subject display an unambiguous status “ERR” or “OK” to allow easy filtering in any mail reader. MKSBackup handle custom target destination directory and filename naming based on date and time. MKSBackup can also monitor VMWare ESX(i) hardware via included esxmon module. Backup reports can also be sent to MagiKmon http://www.magikmon.com to be parsed and compiled into more synthetic reports and graphs. MagiKmon can generate alerts when backups fails for too long. MKSBackup is the new name for old MKBackup.A .exe for windows and a runnable .egg that dont need installation are available from the site at http://www.magikmon.com/mksbackup