From syncing local directories to network drives... Grsync is a pretty handy tool to have around!.
*. Supports backup simulations.
*. Log file support.
*. Clean and easy to use interface.
*. Import-export settings to a file.
*. Supported protocols - Rsync, Rdiff, SFTP, SSH.
*. Encryption support.
*. And as mentioned before you can make backups of both local and remote storage.
If you use Ubuntu you can easily install Grsync by issuing the below command.
sudo apt-get install grsyncThat's it.