I have a .tar file that is transferred to our server every night by one of our client management systems. The file is a compressed .sql file which I need to uncompress and dump into our database. The ...
I'm having trouble adding the date to the backup file's filename. Here's the Cron command (for testing): */2 * * * tar -zcf /var/backups/www-(back tick)date +%Y%m%d(back tick).tgz /var/www/ It should ...
I'm trying to create a backup from Godaddy's shared hosting envinronment for a friend. The sites entire file is about 2GB, and Godaddy doesn't support archiving files more than 20MB. The only option ...
I want to tar a directory at a regular interval (say every morning at 4am) so I was planning on using crontab. How can I have the date be in the filename ie srcdirectorybackup5-30-09.tar so that I can ...