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1. Red Hat
This will be covered elsewhere im sure but i just cant seem to find my exact issue.
I want to backup my systems using tar, command is:
tar -cjpf /backup /bin /etc /home /opt /root /sbin /usr /var /bootWhen i include the / directory it also tar's the /lib /sys /proc /dev filesystems too (and... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: Tommyk
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
Another rookie here.
I have a script I am developing to backup files from various directories onto a windows machine.
- mv files from various directories
- tar all files in that directory
- export to windows server for safe keeping, external backups.
The... (5 Replies)
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3. 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
4. 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
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm trying to make incremental tar archives of a folder for an example. On the box I use is UNIX AIX installed. I tried some sample codes I found on several web pages but with no success. Don't know what I'm doing wrong. Please write some sample code to make incremental tar... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: Funky_ass
6. 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
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Im trying to use tar to backup the os directories. I have a file called bdirs which contains a list of the directories that im trying to backup:
/vol (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: blakmk
8. Filesystems, Disks and Memory
Hi all & anyone.
I'm trying to selectively backup up some old Apache log files before they are removed from the system (Slackware box).
Have created a file listing of what I want backed up ...Below is a portion of the file ./selectedbkup... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Cameron
9. 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
10. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I have created a tar file by giving the below command :
all files of directory : /Accounts/2001/10/26
$tar -cvf Act26.tar /Accounts/2001/10/26
I copied into another server and given the following command:
$tar -xvf Act26.tar
then permision denied message came due to the... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: krishna