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Old 04-26-2012, 05:10 AM   #1
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Question backup script question. Thank you for your help!

Hey guys,

so, I want this kind of script to get working, but I don't know, how to make it happen.

tar czvfsp bak-$(date +%Y%m%d-%H).tgz /dir1/dir1a
mv /dir1/bak-$(date +%Y%m%d-%H).tgz /dir2/bak-$(date +%Y%m%d-%H).tgz
exit $?
Well, I don't think, this script is correct, but how to make such kind of a script?

Thank you!
Old 04-26-2012, 05:18 AM   #2
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why do you think it is not correct? What is the problem with it?
I suggest you to use a variable for the filename:
FILENAME=bak-$(date +%Y%m%d-%H).tgz
tar czvfsp $FILENAME /dir1/dir1a
mv /dir1/$FILENAME /dir2/$FILENAME
exit $?
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Old 04-26-2012, 05:19 AM   #3
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This is what I need!
Thanks, mate.


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