[CentOS] Best way to migrate a server?

Kevin Thorpe kevin at pricetrak.com
Wed Aug 20 11:46:21 UTC 2008


Looks good. I especially like the fact that it builds a custom boot cd 
for your system. That's the bit missing from my
current backup system (bacula). I'll see if I can splice the two 
together for disaster time.

Test wrote:
> I can recommend Mondorescue (http://www.mondorescue.org)
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> It can backup to file, cd, network, disk etc...
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> I made numerous backups and restores with this very good (free) tool...
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> On Wed, 20 Aug 2008 12:23:00 +0100
> Kevin Thorpe <kevin at pricetrak.com> wrote:
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> kevin> From: Kevin Thorpe I was just wondering what recommendations you have on migrating a CentOS 5 install between servers?
> kevin> 
> kevin> I've done similar in the past by setting up a minimal install in the new server, use tar to copy over the old install and reboot. I was thinking of rsync this time.
> kevin> 
> kevin> Is that an acceptable thing to do or have I missed something important?
> kevin> 
> kevin> thanks
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