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Rommel T. Misa_2
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linux bare metal restore

Hi experts!

Is there a Data Protector product that can do bare metal restoration of a RHEL system?

Thanks!
ROMMEL
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J. Maestre
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Re: linux bare metal restore

Does it have to be DP?
Mondorescue does that just fine, and is free.
Ivan Ferreira
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Re: linux bare metal restore

No. There are some kind of Disaster Recovery for Unix platforms that requires a minimal OS running with the agent for the restore.

Consult this document:

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/CoreRedirect.jsp?redirectReason=DocIndexPDF&prodSeriesId=3889913&targetPage=http%3A%2F%2Fbizsupport1.austin.hp.com%2Fbc%2Fdocs%2Fsupport%2FSupportManual%2Fc01631235%2Fc01631235.pdf
Por que hacerlo dificil si es posible hacerlo facil? - Why do it the hard way, when you can do it the easy way?
Rommel T. Misa_2
Frequent Advisor

Re: linux bare metal restore

Ok. It doesn't have to be DP. If I use Mondorescue or Acronis, and I back up the OS image to tape, can I boot from the tape as well?

ROMMEL
J. Maestre
Honored Contributor

Re: linux bare metal restore

If your tape supports OBDR, yes. Else you'll still be able to boot your backup image but you'll need a boot disk.

If you need more details, it's all in the mondorescue documentation.
Rommel T. Misa_2
Frequent Advisor

Re: linux bare metal restore

Thanks for all the info!

ROMMEL
Rommel T. Misa_2
Frequent Advisor

Re: linux bare metal restore

Thanks!