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keep in tar.bz2 original directory datetime

I'm looking for a solution to create a tar.bz2 file and keep the original folder timestamp. My solution is "touch -t {original timestamp}" file.tar.bz2 manuel@mfpanzuela:~$ ls -la drwxrwxr-x 2 ...
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1answer
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Upload database backup from mysql to Amazon S3 or Glacier without creating local file

Is there a tool that makes possible to backup a Mysql database to Amazon S3 or Amazon Glacier without having o create a local file with the database contents? Something like that: mysqldump -u ...
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What is the best methodology for managing backups of configuration files on unix/linux systems?

Hey Serverfault community, So what are the best practices for managing backups of various configuration files on a production unix/linux systems? for example, (and why I am asking). I am part of a ...
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Backup your unix server via shell access

I am looking to backup my dedicated unix server which is running Parallels Plesk Panel v10.4.4_build1013111102.18 os_CentOS 6. The server has Plesk installed but there are some limitations to it's ...
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173 views

What's a good way to supply a password for automating a backup?

So I'm looking at this question: How do you backup your websites? I was creating a script to be used with cron, and then I realized I would have to somehow input the password in the script. What is a ...
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2answers
580 views

Quick and Easy Backup of Remote Server?

I'm switching from a slower remote server to a faster one. (In a nutshell.) Everything seems to have been migrated properly, but just incase some things didn't get transferred properly, I'd like to ...
2
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2answers
197 views

Backup/Zip all server files once to local hard drive

I have backup2l scheduled to take daily backups that are stored on an external server, this work fine although I would also like to take a full backup of the whole server and store this on my local ...
0
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1answer
93 views

Check if drive has enough space before writing

I am looking to make a backup to a remote drive, but I want to do a check prior to doing so. Is it possible to snatch only the "Available" space from the df output, rather than all of the details, to ...
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Non-recursive find on linux

I am trying to find all directories that are directly inside the current directory and older than a specific age. The trick is, I only want to consider the age of the immediate descendants of the ...
2
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3answers
574 views

Why does my backup script work when I run it, but not when it's run via cron?

This is my script, backup_mongo.sh #!/bin/bash suffix=$(date +%w) rm /home/myuser/backup/mongo-$suffix -rf mkdir /home/myuser/backup/mongo-$suffix mongodump -h$1 -u$2 -p$3 -dmydb ...
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1answer
76 views

Looking for automatic backup methods for sites

I need a suitable backup automation script that will run in PHP on my apache server. Some of my sites run Drupal. Which is the most suitable method to automatically backup both the code and the ...
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126 views

Incremental backups of Subversion repositories

I have two SVN repositories, svn_rep1 and svn_rep2. I want to back them up to a remote server, with an incremental backup daily and a full backup monthly. How I can write a bash shell script to do ...
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execute bash file daily ? (OS=UNIX)

i want to execute bash file daily at 12:30 for example to make backup to something how i can do it ?? and other one monthly ???? the operating system is Unix
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1answer
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Incremental Backups of SVN Repository daily ? (OS = UNIX)

the first part of question how i can make Incremental Backups of SVN Repository ? what is the command do this ....... and how i can do this automatically (OS + UNIX)
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3answers
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how i can take backup of file on UNIX-AIX?

how i can take backup of file on UNIX-AIX ?
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1answer
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How can i Move or copy files (or folder) from solaris server to removable disk.(Backup Tape drive)

i need to move or copy some zip(.tar,.gz,.Z) files from solaris server to Backup tape drive and also i want to retrive from tapedrive when ever i want without any loss. kindly expain the procedure. i ...
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86 views

Unix / Linux: backing up an app installation

I was having a discussion recently regarding the fact that *nix doesn't use things like a registry (in the Windows sense) and how this means that everything related to an application (or anything for ...
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265 views

Automating a multi-tape cpio backup

Currently, I have a simple backup process in which a script is run daily via cron. If there's a tape in the drive, it will use cpio to backup critical files, with a full system backup done once a ...
2
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8answers
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How to completely backup a Linux Image and then load it in another server?

Complete exact copy!
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6answers
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improving rsync backup performance

What are the best techniques to improve rsync over ssh mirroring between unix boxes, assuming that one system will always have the master copy and the other system will always have a recent copy (less ...