[CentOS] Best way to duplicate a live Centos 5 server?

Mon Jul 9 02:14:32 UTC 2012
Joseph Spenner <joseph85750 at yahoo.com>

On Jul 8, 2012, at 6:57 PM, Phil Savoie <psavoie1783 at rogers.com> wrote:

> On 07/08/2012 06:48 PM, Micky wrote:
>> The best and traditional way that has been there for decades is an rsync
>> and then reinstallation of boot-loader.
>> It works always if you know how it's done.
>> If you need detailed instructions, I can send you that!
> Yes, please!  Could you either post here to the list, or to me personally?
> Thank you,
> Phil
> -- 

What is running on the server?  You might be able to get away with a dd, to build a duplicate disk.  This disk can be directly attached or on another server tunneled through ssh.