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Re: Need Urgent Help

Matthew Galgoci wrote:
Date: Thu, 03 Feb 2005 10:21:37 -0500
From: Michael Horton <Michael Horton acntv com>
Reply-To: redhat-sysadmin-list redhat com
To: redhat-sysadmin-list redhat com
Subject: Re: Need Urgent Help

man tar

please read the sunamangers faq.

Sudip Niyogi wrote:


I am comparitively new to System Administration, I have been asked to take a backup of the /home directory using tar and burn the tarball on a DVD.

Can somebody please tell me how should I do this? Also can I tar the /home when users are working on their respective home folders?

Editor's note: I let this post through even though this person is not subscribed.

Michael, maybe we need such a faq put together for this list. You want to draft a strawman and post it for comments?

sorry...i thought i resonding to a different message.
(too little coffee, too much work, too little me.)

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