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Re: creating complete OS image

You may want to check out the systemimager package.  I use it for this

You may also want to check out http://infrastructures.org to see other
approaches to disaster recovery.


Ritesh Raj Sarraf said on Tue, Oct 18, 2005 at 04:58:45AM -0700:
> Hello People,
> What's the best practise when doing disaster recovery ?
> I have servers which I've configured putting quite some effort. I'm
> scared what would happen if the hard drive crashes. As a prevention
> measure I was thiking of making out a complete image of my present OS.
> Now if the machine dies (say the hard drive) I could quickly replace the
> hard drive, re-deploy the image on it and restart the machine.
> And the server should work absolutely fine.
> Is this best practise ? Are there utilities availabe to make this task
> happen ?
> Regards,
> rrs
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