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index of backup

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Wondering how to produce an index of a tape after a backup is complete. I'm using fbackup in case you need to know.



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Re: index of backup

Hi Ken,

I hopefully gave you the answer you need in your other post at,,0x9bc2e7726eccd5118ff10090279cd0f9,00.html

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Re: index of backup

Hi Ken,

one option is to keep the logfile when performing fbackup ;-)
afterwards "frecover -I yourfile -f /dev/rmt/0m" will put a list of files in "yourfile".

All unix flavours are exactly the same . . . . . . . . . . for end users anyway.
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Re: index of backup


Besides using
'frecover -I /tmp/file_index -f /dev/rmt/0m'
you can also use the -V option to get some
other valuable information from the tape
that is called the tape header. Try it
'frecover -V /tmp/file_header -f /dev/rmt0m'

Attached is a tried and tested fabckup script
that takes care of itself. Change what you
need for e-mail output. Indexes are built
into the script.

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