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Old 09-14-2009
Backup of Directory

Hi,
I need to take a tar backup of a dir on AIX.
Pls let me know the command for the same.

Thanks,
Narayan
# 2  
Old 09-14-2009
Code:
tar -cvf /path/to/backup.tar /stuff/to/backup

or

to use relative paths since the AIX tar is not as forgiving with full paths like GNU tar
Code:
cd /stuff/to
tar -cvf /path/to/backup.tar backup

 

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