If you have more than one filesystem then you should backup each one separately to give you greater options for recovery if a disk fails.
You can send a ufsdump to a tape (which is typical), over a NFS link to another system, to a SAN LUN, or any other storage you can address.
fssnap freezes the filesystem (sending the ongoing changes to a journal) so that the filesystem is not moving whilst being backed up. Remember to release the snapshot which then allows the journal to update the filesystem and bring it up to date.
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You can write a script with the backup commands (eg, mount remote storage, fssnap, ufsdump) testing for errors (ie, non-zero exit codes), and run it via cron (eg, at 2 a.m. daily). The script can email you errors or even confirm success via email. Then you can set and forget.
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