[clug] image over nfs

gbj at theforce.com.au gbj at theforce.com.au
Fri Apr 2 00:41:26 GMT 2004

You could use nfs but I would use rsync over ssh

rsync -avxe ssh / destination:/new/
rsync -avxe ssh /usr/ destination:/new/usr/
rsync -avxe ssh /var/ destination:/new/var/



> Morning all.
> I'm wanting to create an image of a host's hard disk that i only have
> access to over nfs share, so that I can dump it onto a new machine that
> has identical hardware. Can anyone point me in the right direction?
> thanks heaps,
> -James
> --
> James McNeill
> Medical Genome Centre
> John Curtin School of Medical Research
> Australian National University
> http://jcsmr.anu.edu.au/group_pages/mgc/MedGenCen.html

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