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Re: [SLE] unattended backup with KDat (next quest.)
  • From: Prabu Subroto <prabu_subroto@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 19 May 2004 04:24:54 -0700 (PDT)
  • Message-id: <20040519112454.71826.qmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Wowwwww.............!!!

You're cool man... thanks.....

It's solved, my friend....

once again, thanks Rob....
--- Rob Freeman <sysadmin@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> There are a lot of helpful sites on the internet
> about tar. Google is your
> friend, but here are a few:
>
>
http://lantech.geekvenue.net/chucktips/jason/chuck/994016279/index_html
>
>
http://www-jerry.oit.duke.edu/linux/bluedevil/HOWTO/backups_howto.html
>
> Many more that I saw then this.
>
> You could also write a script to perform the backup
> and then check what is
> on the tape after the backup. Something like:
>
> tar cvf /dev/st0 /home /srv/www/htdocs >
> /tmp/backup.log
>
> tar tvf /dev/st0 >> /tmp/backup.log
>
> This is just off the top of my head, so the above
> might need a little
> tweaking.
>
> Rob
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Prabu Subroto" <prabusubroto@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, May 18, 2004 8:57 AM
> Subject: Re: [SLE] unattended backup with KDat (next
> quest.)
>
>
> > If I do like this below in cron task:
> > "
> > 0 20 * * * tar cvf /dev/st0 /home /srv/www/htdocs
> > "
> >
> > Will it do the backup every 20 o'clock?
> > And what are the names of the files as the backup
> > result with tar? is it only a single name of file
> or
> > it will be the same as the original file name but
> only
> > with "tar" at the end of the backup result? for
> > example is the is "one.sxw" it will be
> "one.sxw.tar" ?
> >
> > And how should I execute restore?
> > Can I do like this :
> > "
> > tar -xvf /dev/st0
> > "?
> >
> > Thank you very much in advance.
> > --- Rob Freeman <sysadmin@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Prabu Subroto" <prabusubroto@xxxxxxxxx>
> > > To: <suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx>
> > > Sent: Tuesday, May 18, 2004 6:12 AM
> > > Subject: [SLE] unattended backup with KDat
> > >
> > >
> > > > Dear my friends...
> > > >
> > > > I used "taper" for unattended back up on a
> tape
> > > > cartridge. But I found that this software does
> not
> > > > work sometimes.
> > > >
> > > > My server does backup on 20 o'clock every day.
> > > with
> > > > taper and triggered by the crond.
> > > >
> > > > Now I want to use KDat. It works nicely. But I
> > > don't
> > > > know how to use this software to do unattended
> and
> > > > automatic backup every 20 o'clock.
> > > > Can KDat do unattended backup?
> > > >
> > > > Anybody can suggest me a backup software
> belong to
> > > > open software?
> > > >
> > > > Thank you very much.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > > A simple tar command in a script in cron can do
> > > this.
> > >
> > > tar cvf /dev/st0 /files for example. You will
> need
> > > to change where your
> > > tape drive in located and what you want to
> backup.
> > >
> > >
> > >
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