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Date:      Wed, 02 Mar 2011 21:54:53 +0000 (GMT)
From:      Peter Giessel <pgiessel@mac.com>
To:        Ed Flecko <edflecko@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Fastest way to get an entire FBSD system back online?
Message-ID:  <f43d8f3e-c7b3-47b0-ff6a-c777b27c28a6@me.com>
In-Reply-To: <AANLkTinMnV5qVYzeEPQN7i6u7AUZZ-ewEaudBp3LmTk-@mail.gmail.com>

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On Mar 02, 2011, at 12:50 PM, Ed Flecko <edflecko@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi folks,
> I confess I'm more familiar with "Windows" and for years I have
> "Ghosted" PCs as a very fast way to get an entire PC back online in
> the event of a drive failure. I can easily get a PC back online within
> the hour using "ghost" (or some drive imaging software).
>
> Is there something similar in the FBSD arena?...some form of "backing
> up" a server so that if a drive fails, upon replacement of the
> drive(s), the OS can be very quickly recovered from a backup (of some
> sort), or from an image, etc.?
>
> What options are available??? Suggestions???
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Dump and Restore.  See the handbook:
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<http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/backup-basics.h=
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