[CentOS] Copying CentOS to new drive
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Wed May 4 14:37:08 UTC 2016
On Wed, May 4, 2016 at 7:22 AM, wwp <subscript at free.fr> wrote:
> Hello Timothy,
> I personally would not copy FROM or TO running systems. Thus,
> proceeding to the copy from a third (liveCD or not) system sounds good
> to me.
Agreed. It appears others have had success doing so; but, I prefer to
eliminate as many variables as possible.
I've done the following:
1. yum update Server 1.
2. complete a minimal CentOS install on Server 2. <<must be the same
version as Server 1>>
3. yum update Server 2.
4.Then boot both using LiveCD of choice.
<<no chroot necessary when using LiveCD environment>>
5. rsync --delete-after --force -aAHPWl
--exclude-from="/root/centos7-rsync-exclude.txt" / root at 10.10.10.200:/
<<----the host address of the server to receive the sync/copy.
((that's a lowercase "L" after "-aAHPW"))
6. the "centos7-rsync-exclude.txt" file contains:
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