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

Mon Jul 9 03:20:27 UTC 2012
Phil Savoie <psavoie1783 at rogers.com>

On 07/08/2012 10:14 PM, Joseph Spenner wrote:
> 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.

Centos 5.8 and Centos 6.2 servers.  A duplicate disk is not what I am 
after as I cannot always replace with exact drives, i.e., same make, 
model, size, etc.

But thank you anyway...


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