Category Archives: Backup

Backup commands – usage and examples

Backup commands – ufsdump, tar , cpio
Unix backup and restore can be done using unix commands ufsdump , tar ,
cpio . Though these commands may be sufficient for small setups in
order to take a enterprise backup you have to go in for some custom
backup and restore solutions like Symatic netbackup, EMC networker or
Amanda .
Any backup solution using these commands depends on the type of backup you
are taking and capability of the commands to fulfill the requirement . Following
paragraphs will give you an idea of commands , syntax and examples.