Doug Stewart on 28 May 2009 03:45:39 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] linux backups and bare metal restore

On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 6:30 AM, Neill R <> wrote:
>  We take a full OS level backup of our linux systems each night. I now
> am tasked with doing a bare metal restore. My plan of installing the
> base OS and the backup exec agent and dumping down all data
> directories did not work (/etc. /home /usr /bin /lib)
> Anyone have experience with this?
> We run RHEL on HP DL580 hardware, HP SAN, Qlogic cards, etc,
> etc....pretty nice systems, real crappy backup tools. (Backup Exec 11D
> and RALUS)

What do you use to make your backups?  And what do you mean by "did
not work"? In what way did the restore fail?

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