Still puzzled, backup a live Linux machine to an IMG file without using a Live CD/USB. hmmmm
Published: Friday, February 28, 2020 written by Drew Jackson
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Keywords: Puzzled, Backup, Linux, Live OS, Without Live CD/USB
I am still perplexed there is not backup program utilize or wizard of a working running Linux workstation.
I even tried digging around in the CloneZilla lite-server notes https://clonezilla.org/clonezilla-SE/
to see if there was some server edition that would backup a running server and pseudo that into a client version or adaptation. Even the Q&A
offers no good clues. hmmmm...
I am still happy with Windows Server Backup and Windows 7 / 10 Backup methodology that just works (obviously through Shadow Copy (VSS) and the sort.
I guess that should be the question of the day, is there a Shadow Copy like service in Linux?
maybe I just have to learn dd command with all the options, yet what I have tried comes back and says partition is locked and cannot dd an active partition.
more to come...
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