Backy is a tool for automating data backup and remote command execution. It can work over SSH, and provides completion and failure notifications, error reporting, and more.

Why the name Backy? Because I wanted an app for backups.


Feel free to open a PR, raise an issue(s), or request new feature(s).


  • Allows easy configuration of executable commands

  • Allows for commands to be run on many hosts over SSH

  • Commands can be grouped in list to run in specific order

  • Notifications on completion and failure

  • Run in cron mode

  • For any command, especially backup commands