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Unix Tip #4612- October 27, 2017
BACKING UP FILES
Ever needed to backup all
of your configuration files
in one fail swoop?
Using an editor create a
Enter the full path of the
files needed to backup.
and so on until you have a full list of files.
Save the file and quit
Compress the files using tar:
tar cvfzT /tmp/backup.tar.gz configlist
tar: Removing leading `/` from absolute path names in the archive
WARNING! This file contains some files that could only be read by a
limited number of users. Store it carefully so only the Administrator can
Check "man tar" on your flavor,
the "z" and "T" options are
not available on all flavors
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