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Re: How can I use the remote tape drive to take backup of a filesystem in RHEL server.



On Tuesday 28 February 2006 05:56 am, unix syzadmin wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> We have a RHEL AS 3 server, whose file system need to be backed up.  We
> donot have a tape drive on it.  We have a tape drive on another remote
> server (AIX, /dev/rmt0).
> 
> How can I use the remote tape drive to take backup of a filesystem in RHEL
> server.
> 
> Please suggest,
> Thanks & Regards,
> -GnanaShekar-

You can you tar or cpio

for cpio something like:
find /src -print | cpio -o -C 32768 -H crc -O user aix:/dev/rmt0 
--rsh-command=/usr/bin/ssh
where user at aix has to have write access to /dev/rmt0


tar --rsh-command=/usr/bin/ssh -cvf user aix:/dev/rmt0 /src



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