Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It only takes a minute to sign up. Connect and share knowledge within a single location that is structured and easy to search. I need to be able to remotely run a live backup of an Ubuntu server, which is on a VPS without physical access and then also be able to recover to that backup in place. I do not have console access, and I have no control over the network, so no PXE booting. The VPS does not offer backups without expensive support contracts. I also cannot change the partition scheme. I have evaluated a few dozen solutions, all of which presented their own problems. Not having an extra partition or device complicates most of the options out there, additionally so without network booting.
Any new version will be effective on the date nominated in the posting but not before thirty 30 days have expired from the date of the posting unless OzISP considers in its sole discretion that a period shorter than thirty 30 days is necessary or appropriate to protect the integrity or security of the OzISP service or network. Accordingly, users of this OzISP service should consult this document regularly to ensure that their activities conform to the most recent version. In the event of a conflict between the term s of any Customer Terms and this Backup Policy, the term s of the Backup Policy will govern. All saves are performed using Veeam Backup Software.
This subpage will acquaint a user with the tar archival program, a CLI solution to the creation of compressed archival backups. It will detail the creation and restoration of archives, including operation over a network. Before continuing users are encouraged to read the TerminalHowto page which explains many basic concepts related to working with a terminal. Improper usage of any archival program can cause unintended data loss. Read the entire tutorial before proceeding and understand what you are doing.
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