Login or Register to Ask a Question and Join Our Community


remote backup ?


 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Top Forums UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers remote backup ?
# 1  
Old 02-22-2008
Question remote backup ?

Scenario.............

MachineA has the tape drive.
Currently using ufsdump to backup MachineA.

ufsdump 0uf /dev/rmt/0n /

Currently using ufsdump on MachineB to MachineA's tape drive (appending to same tape).

ufsdump 0uf MachineA:/dev/rmt/0n /

Is there a way to use ufsdump on MachineA to backup MachineB's filesystem on MachineA's tape drive?

I would like to do it this way because I have two separate crons (one on MachineA, one on MachineB) running backups to the same tape drive and would rather have one cron on MachineA that will do both.

Running on solaris 5.8

Thanks in advance
 
Login or Register to Ask a Question

Previous Thread | Next Thread

10 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Remote FTP Backup -Tar archive+ encrypt+ split to a remote ftp

I have a huge directoy(200+ gb) for backup. I want upload the tar file(split files) simultaneous to a remote ftp. (pipeline, stdout, stdin etc.) I don't want write a data to local hdd. I have a ssd hdd. thanks. this code doesn't work.( yes i know the problem is split command!) tar cvzf -... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: tara123
8 Replies

2. AIX

Backup to a remote tape device. Is it possible?

Hi all The situation is as follows: We need to take an mksysb image from an AIX 6.1 server. From some reason (irrelevant to this discussion) this server does not have access to a local CD-ROM or a tape drive. We do have another server with AIX 6.1 (but different technology level) which got access... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: abohmeed
1 Replies

3. Ubuntu

Remote backup sites

Are they reliable? I have a large cache of photographic images that I have taken over many years. Would it be safe to trust Ubuntu One for example and also sync---ing for example with Firefox. Is it safe to trust these remote storage sites with contacts and other sensitive data? Any comments and... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Royalist
4 Replies

4. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users

Help with ZFS backup on remote autoloader

I have a cluster of 2 V490s, one is connected to tape. I need a way to backup ZFS file systems from the non-tape machine to the tape machine. I tried : zfs send pool/snap@today | ssh host2 zfs recv pool2/snap@today | dd /dev/tape, to no avail. My question: 1- Is there a way to backup ZFS... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Blacklander
1 Replies

5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Accessing a Remote Backup

I had my server crash so I am trying to access the remote backup I had to get all the data back, and I cannot for the life of me remember how to access the backup drive. I made the backups through Plesk and it seems to be locking up whenever I use it to access the backup drive. If this just is... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: daallie
0 Replies

6. AIX

How to remote backup with AIX system

I have some questions : 1) We can system backup manual by remotely? (Ex: we peform backup a AIX system in Japan from US)How we can do? 2) We can build a script to system backup automatically? How we can do? 3) We can use which third party to do that? Which tool? Thanks (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: guest
1 Replies

7. SCO

sco remote backup

i have 2 server, one is running on windows and the other one is running on sco. both have their own dds4 drive but the sco server is not malfunctioning. is it possible to backup data from sco server to our windows server remotely. thanks (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: yackim
1 Replies

8. Shell Programming and Scripting

remote tape backup

i have two main servers which are both hpux. the problem is that i only have single dat drive to use with my backup (using tar command). it always takes me alot of time to perform this activity since the backup can only be done one at a time. there are other hpux box with a dat drive attached on... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: inquirer
3 Replies

9. Solaris

remote backup

hii alll I have problem related to remote backup, i have sunserver (sunfire v100) & sun e 420 r my backup device is connected in sun e 420 r, my problem is the application which is running in sun fire v 100 when iam trying to take backup it searching backup locally if i try remote... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: solaris8in
2 Replies

10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

cpio backup to a remote device..

Hi, Needing to perform a backup of one system to the tape unit on another system. Why, well because the local tape device is stuffed and I desparately need to have a backup completed successfully sooner rather than not at all. My question is how do I set the below code to allow me to perform... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Cameron
3 Replies
Login or Register to Ask a Question
AMRMTAPE(8)						      System Manager's Manual						       AMRMTAPE(8)

NAME
amrmtape - remove a tape from the Amanda database SYNOPSIS
amrmtape [ -n ] [ -v ] [ -q ] [ -d ] config label DESCRIPTION
Amrmtape invalidates the contents of an existing backup tape in the configuration database. This is meant as a recovery mechanism when a good backup is damaged either by faulty hardware or user error, e.g. the tape is eaten by the drive or is overwritten. See the amanda(8) man page for more details about Amanda. OPTIONS
-n Generate new tapelist and database files with label removed, but leave them in /tmp and do not update the original copies. -v List backups of hosts and disks that are being discarded. Enabled by default. -q Opposite of -v. -d Run in debugging mode so all executed commands are shown. EXAMPLE
Remove tape labeled DAILY034 from the DailySet1 configuration. # amrmtape DailySet1 DAILY034 AUTHOR
Adrian T. Filipi-Martin <atf3r@cs.virginia.edu> SEE ALSO
amadmin(8), amanda(8) AMRMTAPE(8)

Featured Tech Videos