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Old 02-06-2009, 05:23 AM   #1
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HOW backup (image) suse 11.0 , 6 x hdd raid 5, without stopping the server

if we stop the server all data will be gone , we have to make a backup when the server is working ( rebuild is not working )
poweredge 2400 ( 2 x PIII600)
SuSE 11.0
raid perc2/d
6 hdd 18 gb scsi
no lvm


thank you
Old 02-06-2009, 06:48 AM   #2
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Did you want to image it, or back it up? Backing up you can do while it's live, I don't often say commercial software names but Symantec Backup Exec would do the job and Acronis have a special backup software that will image a live system, but so would any number of unix tools.

If you actually want to image it live using free tools, you can do that with


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