Rsync an offline database?

Kevin Korb kmk at
Wed Jun 27 23:45:00 MDT 2012

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If the database isn't running then the database files are just files
and rsync is as good of a tool as any to copy them.

On 06/28/12 01:36, BillDorrian at wrote:
> Is rsync a good way to make a valid copy of offline database files
> (TSM, in this case) from one xfs filesystem to another? If so,
> which options should I use?
> Once again, the database services would be shut down, so the
> database would be offline.
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