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Complete restore of linux system

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use rsync the entire thing with something like: "rsync -axvPH --numeric-ids ..."

Can I have the complete command?

I want to implement 1 day full and 6 days incremental backup.

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How many servers? – coredump Apr 4 '11 at 3:15

You may want to use something like BackupPC to do the backups for you. There are various other tools which will do rsync backups of this sort.

A tool like mondo can create aa recovery DVD or CD to begin a bare bones recovery.

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