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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. Red Hat
I need to back up a RH file system (96G).
The files are oracle .dbf format some of which are 5G in size.
I know that tar has got a size restriction of 2G so I cannot use this.
Can anyone recommend an alternative way of backuping up this FS?
I have been looking at dump but this... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: Duffs22
Hi experts, i got a question.
i have a production server with two Volume Group(VG) which are rootvg and datavg. Both of these VGs are 256 PP SIZE.
On Disaster Recovery Server (DR server) contains two empty hardisks for restoring rootvg and datavg from production server. This two hardisks are... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: polar
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
i am trying to make a script in UNIX to backup some compressed files to a tape drive. The thing is that i cannot use cpio command because some of these files are greater than 2GB. so i think the only solution left is backup command.
to restore the files i should use the... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: omonoiatis9
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Can anyone tell me the right TAR command to restore
all the files dirs/subdirs/files etc. to a given directory on my hdd from a TAPE drive?
I already used the list function to see that there is data on it with this commando:
# tar tf /dev/st0
Now I need to copy all the data to a... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: severt
i have a blank harddrive and a complete tape backup of the workstation.
the backup is made with F-Backup.
Now my question is:
how can i restore my workstation?
thanks for every idea!
hup-si (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: paultittel
I have several H80 machines, all with AIX 4.3.3. On these machines I have mksysb running for rootvg backups and savevg for non-rootvg backups.
I'm trying to get a list of files on the tapes, but I can't seem to do it with tar for the mksysb images. I keep getting the directory checksum errors?... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: uXion
Hi.... everyone could help me to understand how to do a backup of my servers .. operating systems is sun solaris 8 .
I have some question about ....
1) Is better backup phisical disk or partition ???
i sow the command is ufsdump 0cfu /expbck/bcksunver/c0t0d0s5 dev/dsk/c0t0d0s5 to... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: tt155
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I created a relative backup of my home directory using tar into a file named backup.tar.
No problem there.
I checked it out using the table of contents command to list the contents of the backup.tar file, and there is no problem there either.
But, when I tried restoring backup.tar into a... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Relykk
We use tar for backing up a server.
I need to restore just one file from this backup.
Anyone know the syntax? (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: frustrated1