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Q. When I run tar command it fails with an error that read as follows:
tar: /dev/st0: Cannot write: Invalid argument
How do I fix this error under CentOS / Debian / Fedora / RHEL Linux HP server systems?
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Q. How do I fix the following error under CentOS Enterprise Linux:
LVM error VG meta data inconsistent
How do I fix this error?
Q. How do I use rsync command to back up a home directory under Linux operating system?
A. rsync command easily backup your home directory to local secondary hard disk or remote server using ssh protocol. rsync is a software application for Unix systems which synchronizes files and directories from one location to another while minimizing data transfer using delta encoding when appropriate.
Task: Backup /home/tom to /mnt/usbpen
Assuming that USB pen or external USB hard disk is mounted at /mnt/usbpen, enter the following command to backup (sync) new files and changes to existing files but don’t remove files in backup directory:
$ rsync -au /home/tom /mnt/usbpen
To delete files in backup directory that no longer exist in directory being backed up, enter:
$ rsync -au --delete /home/tom /mnt/usbpen
See our previous article about using rsync for transferring files under Linux or UNIX from local or remote network computer.
would like to configure my Debian box to backup two remote servers using rsnapshot software. It should make incremental snapshots of local and remote filesystems for any number of machines on 2nd hard disk located at /disk1 ( /dev/sdb2). How do I install and use rsnapshot on a Ubuntu or Debian Linux server?
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