Restoring BIND DNS configuration from TAR command
jorgw at postino.net
Sun Jun 19 15:14:08 UTC 2011
2011/6/19 babu dheen <babudheen at yahoo.co.in>
> I have a DNS server running in BIND. I executed to take backup of configuration and zone files as below and its working fine.
> # /bin/tar -pczvf named.tar.gz /etc/ /var/named --exclude='/var/named/chroot/var/named/data' --exclude='/var/named/chroot/proc'
> But what happens is when i executed below command to restore the backup on the freshly OS installed machine under /root directory, command is excecuted successfully but what i found that there is a directory called /etc and /var created under /root as below
> drwxr-xr-x 91 root root 12288 Jun 18 07:50 etc
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 7390955 Jun 19 05:04 named.tar.gz
> drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Jun 19 15:54 var
You should learn to how to use tar correctly.
maybe 'man tar' or 'tar --help' give you the info.
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