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kunjuttan
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fbackup/frecover

Hi all,

    

           I need to take full backup of one filesystem and need to recover to another FS.Please suggest how can I do this with fbackup and frecover..

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rariasn
Honored Contributor

Re: fbackup/frecover

Re: fbackup/frecover

>Better tar, cpio, pax...

 

Why?  These are toys compared to the industrial strength fbackup/frecover.

Of course it may be easier to use the former than to use something new for only one time.

Hiren N Dave
Valued Contributor

Re: fbackup/frecover

To backup use: /usr/sbin/fbackup -0v -f /dev/rmt/0m -i /

Recover command (absolute): /usr/sbin/frecover -xv -f /dev/rmt/0m -i
/path[/file]
To do a relative restore using frecover you need BOTH -x and -X,
ie -xvX

 

Pls refer: http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/hpux-data-backup-restore-commands/

 

Regards,

HD

 

I am an HP Employee

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rariasn
Honored Contributor

Re: fbackup/frecover

Hi Dennis:

 

man fbackup

 

WARNINGS      The fbackup, frecover, and ftio commands are deprecated for creating      new archives.  In a future HP-UX release, creation of new archives      with these commands will not be supported.  Support will be continued      for archive retrieval.  Use the standard pax command (portable archive      interchange) to create archives.  See pax(1).

 

Tahansk

 

rariasn

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Re: fbackup/frecover

>WARNINGS  The fbackup, frecover, and ftio commands are deprecated for creating ...

 

I assume this is a one time deal.

And the fine print in that warning should have said "Purchase Data Protector".  ;-)