Automation & Systems

The Complete Guide To Backing Up With Tar

Andrew Mallett
Andrew Mallett
RHCE, LPIC-2, SUSE CLE 11

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Course Description
Many courses will try to teach you Linux and cram as many topics into the course. We take a different approach for this course exposing you to one very important topic and teaching it well and in depth. Tar is the unified way of backing up and sharing files in Unix and Linux, so learn it once and learn it properly.
  • Course
    • Getting Started with Tar
      • Versioning Tar
      • Tar Basics
      • Adding Extras
      • Selecting and Excluding Files
    • Extending Tar
      • Tar and Compression
      • Append and Concatenate
      • Restoring to Original Location
      • Creating a Flat Archive
      • Incremental Backups
      • Scripting Incremental Backups
      • Differential Backups
Course Outline:
  • Course
    • Getting Started with Tar
      • Versioning Tar
      • Tar Basics
      • Adding Extras
      • Selecting and Excluding Files
    • Extending Tar
      • Tar and Compression
      • Append and Concatenate
      • Restoring to Original Location
      • Creating a Flat Archive
      • Incremental Backups
      • Scripting Incremental Backups
      • Differential Backups