Re: Seeking Wisdom Concerning Backups
Ken Irving wrote:
On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 04:48:07PM -0600, Kent West wrote:
Owen Townend wrote:
This sounds very promising, but I can't seem to wrap my brain around the
syntax required. I just tried this command:
On 2/29/08, *Kent West* <email@example.com <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>> wrote:
I have a small server on which I need to backup the /home partition.
sudo tar -cvzf /TERASTATIONBACKUP/2008Feb29.tgz /home | split -b 2000m -
The -f option of tar identifies the output file, and its argument should
be - (a single dash) to use standard output.
Okay; I've changed it to:
sudo tar -cvzf - /home | split -b 2000m - /TERASTATIONBACKUP/2008Feb29.tgz
which looks to be working. I'll know in just a bit.
Thanks very much. I'm hopeful this will be just the ticket.
(Now to wrap my brain around cron. Arg....)