[CentOS] backup script

Tue Jan 25 08:45:31 UTC 2011
Nelson <ntserafica at gmail.com>

You could create a script and have a variable date --date="5 days ago"
append to your tar file and after that, combine it with if syntax. If match,
then rm.


On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 3:31 PM, madunix at gmail.com <madunix at gmail.com>wrote:

> I want to create bash script to have a zip copy from a website running
> on linux /var/www/htdocs/* local on the same box on different
> directory
> I am thinking to do a local backup using crontab (snapshot my web)
> tar -cvzf /tmp/website-$(date +%Y%m%d-%H%M).tgz /var/www/htdocs/*
> This command will create a file /tmp/website-20110101-1459.tgz
> I want it run on daily basis and to keep the last 5days backup on the
> box and remove older version than 5days.
> Can you point me out.
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