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Old 06-10-2014, 04:17 AM   #1
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How to restore from backup.tgz file in linux

How can i restore from a
file created from another red hat linux server on my own server. I tried the command the following command:

tar xvpfz backup.tgz -C /
The above command worked, but it replaced the existing system files which made my linux server not to work properly. please how can i restore so that services and installed files on the other server will be available on my server. i use redhat5.
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Extract as a non-root user into an empty directory.


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