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Re: Using Perl to help backup Linux server

by castaway (Parson)
on Jul 18, 2003 at 13:15 UTC ( #275601=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Using Perl to help backup Linux server

Using the CPAN modules autobundle might be a good place to start.

Which 'other system tasks' did you mean?

C.

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Re: Re: Using Perl to help backup Linux server
by peppiv (Curate) on Jul 18, 2003 at 13:29 UTC
    I've got crontab's to setup. I've got to makemap hash my access.db for SMTP auth. All those little hardening things you do to try and keep your box secure.

    One thing I haven't tried is, if you copy a file to a CD and then put it back on to a new system, would it keep the same UID and GID? Or would you have to chown and all that stuff?

    peppiv

      That depends how the copy is done, and who is copying. Read the cp manual page. If it doesn't give you the features you want, consider using tar or cpio.

      Abigail

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