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

Tue Jul 10 07:15:42 UTC 2012
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 07/10/12 12:06 AM, Emmanuel Noobadmin wrote:
> On 7/10/12, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote:
>> dump should not be used on mounted file systems, except / in single user.
> Aha, thanks for the warning!

IF you're using LVM, you can take a file system snapshot, and dump the 
snapshot, however, as this is a point-in-time replica of the file system.

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