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# 1  
Old 10-20-2016
Backup sun Solaris Server

hello,

I need to make a backup for my sever Sun Solaris 10, is there any propositions to realize this , or a control line assembly to have a copy of my server.

waiting for your reply
thank you in advance
# 2  
Old 10-20-2016
Ufs or zfs filesystem(s)?

Last edited by hicksd8; 10-21-2016 at 06:08 AM..
# 3  
Old 10-21-2016
it is an UFS filesystems
# 4  
Old 10-21-2016
You should search this forum for "fssnap" and "ufsdump" and/or "fssnap ufsdump"

Here is a thread where I describe the process:
Backup root disks

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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# 5  
Old 10-27-2016
is there any application which can do the Backup of this server automatically ??

thank you
# 6  
Old 11-07-2016
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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