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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have to write a script which will keep for a particular user (username is first argument) backups of the account area to another.
The script should accept as the second argument is a directory (or file), create one by storing a copy of the argument (using tar) and copies it to the list... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: peter20
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm very new to bash scripting. Please help me on this.
I'm in need of a backup script which does the ff.
1. If a file is larger than 5GB. split it and tar the file.
2. Weekly backup file to amazon s3 using s3rsync
3. If a file is unchanged it doesn't need to copy to amazon s3
... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: ganitolngyundre
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a tar file and inside that tar file is a folder with additional tar.gz files. What I want to do is look inside the first tar file and then find the second tar file I'm looking for, look inside that tar.gz file to find a certain directory. I'm encountering issues by trying to... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: bashnewbee
4. Emergency UNIX and Linux Support
I want to extract a particular folder from .tar format files.
File Name: backup.tar
The backup.tar contains the below folders & files.
4)... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: k_manimuthu
5. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I'm trying to do a incremental backup for a big NFS. Since space is not an issue, I don't want to compress them or end up with a big tarball for full backup( and a series of small tarballs for incremental backup). Basically I want the TAR backup/restore functionality but not TAR files up.... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: overmindxp
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am backing up some data to an NTFS formatted backup drive. I have to preserve the Unix permissions of the data being backed up and therfore use backup into a tar file.
I would like to backup the differnential data in the tar file similiar to how Rsync works so as to save on backup time as it... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: jelloir
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am planning to backup my Solaris Servers to SAN storage using tar.
Also palnning to automate the job using Crontab.
Can anyone advise how to make the date change automatically everyday for backup.
Pls correct me if I am wrong. Thanks (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: solaris5.10
8. Red Hat
i need to backup files on network from RHEL 4 machine
tape drive is installed on solaris 10 machine and want ot use this
# tar cv /myfiles |ssh -l myuser myhost 'buffer -o /dev/rmt/0 "
to backup these file but getting getting error " sh buffer not found '
even "buffer-1.19-1"... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: ajays
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am trying to do a full system backup using tar. It then after maybe 12 or so hours comes up with tar: write error: unexpected EOF. I have thoroughly cleaned the drive and tried to use a different drive but it still gives me this error. Can someone help. I am on solaris 8. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: TMashie
10. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I would like to append list of files to already taken tar backup
file. can anybody help?
last month backup :
tar -cvf monthback.tar *
Now I want to add /accounts/12 to monthback.tar
is it possible?
Krishna (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: krishna