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I need to be able to encrypt LTO tapes that our AIX writes to for backups.
We have a tape library (IBM TS3100) that our AIX host uses to write to LTO6 tapes. We then take those tapes off-site and restore to another AIX system using a 3580-H6S LTO6 tape drive - this is a very simple... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: c3rb3rus
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Hello all. UNIX dummy here :p
Anyway I was trying to do a full backup of my work server SUN SPARC SERVER 1000 machine (yes we are actually using this dinosaur). I did the ufsdump comand and everything was fine until I got to the dumping of regular files. During the run I got the following... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: hammerva
Dear all experts online,
In my environment of AIX 5300-07, I am currently using "pax" command to backup all filesystems that I need to backup and it will take me around 4 hours time with LTO3 tape drive.
When I need to verify the tape after backup, I am using "pax" command to list all files in... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: kwliew999
Hi, I am currently looking at how we can optimize and speed up our backups here. I am just a beginner operator and our system admin hardly knows anything (long term interim).
There is this particular TAR backup of DB backups that for a 10.5Gb amount of files, it takes 5 hours to do the backup on... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: Browser_ice
My tape library is broken but backups still need to go on .I have 2 boxes running Solaris 10
Got SCSI tape drive attached to the DEV box ( my PROD Box has only fibre)
I want to take the prod backup from the DEV box using ufsdump. ie
/usr/sbin/ufsdump 0uvf DEV:/dev/rmt/1n... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Msororaji
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I am a abit new in AIX system administration field. I want to gather knowledge about backup techniques. As per my knowledge we use Tape archives for taking backups. Can anyone pls explain me in detail abt tape archive? Whether these tape archives come along with the systems or we have to... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: forumsrahul
I am after using TAR to backup to tape in SCO 5 but i want to produce a log that tells me that the backup has been successful.
Any Suggestions (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: jfd7000
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Hello all, how would i go about verifying that a tape is backing up data correctly other than restoring the backup. for example, what command would i use to check the tape for errors? Any and all help is appreciated
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Discussion started by: coffeebrown
Currently am running the backup command for AIX 5L and see that the tape is rewinding after the completion of the back.
backup -0 -u -f /dev/rmt0 / >> $file 2>&1
What can I do to stop allow the backup to rew after the completion of this job? Any thoughts?
Thanks again. (2 Replies)
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For those with backup tapes (and I just bought and installed a Seagate one for my FreeBSD box) I want to know how to get the most out of each tape by placing multiple backups on each tape (potentially 20GB). Please correct me if I'm wrong:
First, retension the tape:
# mt retension
next, turn... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: WIntellect