>Does anyone know how to run UFSDUMP through the CRON facility? I would
>like to be able to dump all of our file systems to a 5Gbyte internal
>tape backup drive on a Sun SparcStation10 running Solaris 2.3. Will I
>have to write a script to bring the system down into single-user mode,
>run the UFSDUMP command, and bring it back up in a multi-user state?
>Is there anything I'm forgetting for this scenario? Is there an easier
>way of backing up each file system in its entirety (cpio,tar,etc.)?
from Univ of Maryland. We just switched from another package to dump our
13GB on line spread over 3 different servers (and as many platforms) and
have been very happy with it. FOr more info, check out amanda archive at:
there is also a very active and helpful mailing list. The README file has