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Re: Backing up over network



> Greetings!
>
> I have 2 RedHat boxen, One is RH 9.0 with SCSI DDS3 tape drive (we'll name
> it bearclaw).  The other is RH 8.0, with 100 GB IDE drive(named pike).
>
> Pike has ~41 gig of MP3's on his drive.  I want to back them up to
> Bearclaw's DDS3 drive.
>
> What is the easiest way to do this?  Will dd work?  It's my understanding
> that dd does not support tape spanning.  I have 12gig (native) tapes, so
> I'll need to span accross about 4 tapes, to get it all.
>
> Any and all help is greatly appreciated.
>
> Thanks!
> Brian

If you want to do to tape then I suggest either Amanda or Arkeia. 
Although Arkeia is a commercial product they do provide a "Light" version
that is limited to a server plus two clients.  I've used it and it works
well.


Gerry




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