Synbak is an application designed to unify several backup methods. It provides a powerful reporting system and a very simple interface for configuration files. It can make backups using rsync (via crypted ssh, rsync, SMB, and CIFS protocols), tar (tar, tar.gz, and tar.bz2) archives, tape (even using multi-loader changer tapes), MySQL databases, Oracle database, LDAP directories, CDR/CD-RW/DVR/DVD-RW, wget HTTP/FTP mirrors, and more. It can generate final reports via email, HTML pages, and RSS feeds. Developers can easily write new backup methods, reports, and translations.
izBalancing is a bash script featuring an in/out multi-homed load-balanced Internet gateway traffic manager with a failover facility. It features multiple balanced default gateway configurations, load-balanced outgoing connections from LAN to Internet connections, and management of multiple incoming connections from many Internet ISP lines to DMZ/LAN Servers. It is a SystemV compliant script, and can be easily run at boot. It will automatically discover your local IP addresses. You can cleanly start and stop your multi-homed configuration with a simple command (izbalancing start|stop|restart). Adding new Internet connections is very fast and easy: you need only provide the interface name, router IP address, and a descriptive name. If the izping daemon is installed into /etc/rc.d/init.d/, it will be used for automatic failover and recovery of Internet lines.