[Techtalk] backup suggestions needed
rmanning at adam.com.au
Sun Nov 24 16:30:12 EST 2002
Yeah, I'd like a copy of the script also.
On Fri, 2002-11-22 at 14:14, Michelle Murrain wrote:
> At 9:34 PM +0000 11/21/02, Jen B wrote:
> >I have one DLT drive, and 2 db servers that require backup.
> >There is not enough diskspace on either to make a local copy of all the
> >files that require backup (which i would then backup with a single 'dump'
> >if life were easy)
> >Can anyone suggest the best way to do this? I've been searching for
> >the better part of today for a way to rsync to a tape drive-but no luck.
> >I would very,very much like to avoid using .rhosts,nfs, or any remote
> >mounting even on a private net-but so far that seems like the way to go.
> I just set up, thanks to Dancer, a 3 server backup system - I have a
> SCSI DAT attached to one machine, and use tar and dd to back up
> The important part of the script to copy the remote directories looks like:
> ssh root at host "tar cplf - /etc /home /usr/local" | dd of=/dev/tape
> Obviously you need to set up the host as authorized.
> I'll be quite happy to send you the entire script, if you want. It's
> quite good, and works quite well (thanks Dancer!)
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