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Old 01-10-2010, 03:20 AM   #1
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Having a replica of Linux server?

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Can I have a replica of my Linux server on my client by trying to copy-paste all of its folders & files through FTP Pro ?Please comment back.
Old 01-10-2010, 01:24 PM   #2
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No you can't, because there are files and items of data you can't transfer via copy and paste (I.E. MBR). You'd have to use a utility such as DD to get a proper copy and that would likely need another device to create the DD to.

I would advise however making a back-up procedure in the case of a server and just backing up the data that needs to be backed up with a method to reinstall the server quickly and replacing the data in the case of failure.


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