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Old 12-14-2007, 03:41 AM   #1
mujahed_khan
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backups in newfolders


Hi there,
I want to take backup of a folder everyday and it should not append the previous backup i want it to make new folders date by date and take backup so can anyone suggest me way to do it and if anyone is knowing of a third party software please let me know....
 
Old 12-16-2007, 12:20 PM   #2
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Hello and welcome to LQ. Just make a cronjob that calls a simple script like
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#!/bin/sh
tar -cjf /backupsdir/`date +'%Y%m%d'`_nameofbackup.tar.bz2 /dirtobackup
exit 0
 
Old 12-16-2007, 11:48 PM   #3
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Thanks i will start working on it right away.
 
  


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