[CentOS] How to dump/restore a CentOS 7 system

Thu Sep 26 02:44:19 UTC 2019
Kenneth Porter <shiva at sewingwitch.com>

--On Wednesday, September 25, 2019 12:03 PM -0700 John Pierce 
<jhn.pierce at gmail.com> wrote:

> Problem with rsync clones, they are asynchronous each file is copied
> separately so if the system is live and making changes, for instance a
> database server, the copy is not coherent.

If you use LVM (CentOS default), you can use its snapshot feature.