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I tarred a directory to a different location. I then deleted the original directory.
Now I need to restore the directory, and I am unable to do so (The contents do not get restored). However, when I type tar -tvf <tarfile), the list of contents are displayed :
# tar -tvf lhs20170405.tar... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: anaigini45
2. 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
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I have a tar file and inside that tar file is a folder with additional tar.gz files. What I want to do is look inside the first tar file and then find the second tar file I'm looking for, look inside that tar.gz file to find a certain directory. I'm encountering issues by trying to... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: bashnewbee
I have an image backup of an entire file system (Solaris 9 on N240) on a tar file.
How can I use this tar file to retore my system?
omd (1 Reply)
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5. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
On my Unix Server in my directory, I have 70 files distributed in the following directories (which have several other files too). These files include C Source Files, Shell Script Source Files, Binary Files, Object Files.
b) /usr/users/oracle... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: marconi
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How to untar a file with .tar.tar extension. A utility that i downloaded from net had this extension.
Thanks in advance,
bubeshj. (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: bubeshj
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anybody know if there is any efficient way of restoring only
files of specific dates from a tape (with tar command)? :rolleyes:
coz the tapes containing few weeks' files,
but i need only files of a few days.....
any kind feedback is appreciated.
Thanks in advanced. (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: newbie168
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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
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I backed up a unix database using
"tar -cvf /dev/rmt1 -N 800 /*"
Normally I would restore this using
"tar -xvf /dev/rmt1 -N 800"
This is reporting an error about
"not enough memory"
I have done a new test backup and restore using the same commands and they work.
ANY IDEAS ? (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Ross.Goodman