I tried to include the whole path. ie: If I do it from the command line shlight //remote_computer/dir /NT -U usename -P password Using port 1473 for NFS cd /NT ls then I get all the listing.
When I enter this in webmin I get some kernel errors. ----- Original Message ----- From: "Bill Moran" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "Kenzo" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Monday, January 20, 2003 10:26 AM Subject: Re: backup > Kenzo wrote: > > I'm trying to figure out the best way to backup my server. > > I don't have a CD burner, tape drive or other media to write backup to. > > So what I want to do, is connect to my other comp with cd burner and that > > runs on WinXP. > > I was thinking of using shlight since It seems to work good. > > In Webmin under backup you can issue a command to perform before and after > > the backup. > > I tried to set it up to mount the windows command before the backup and > > umount it after, but that didn't work. > > I think the kernel didn't like that. > > If I do it manually it works fine. > > Usually this is because you haven't specified the full path to the mount > command. When you type the command at a shell prompt, you have a search > path that is searched for the command. The webmin module probably doesn't > do this, so you'll have to enter the full path. i.e.: > /sbin/mount > ass opposed to just "mount" > You can use the "whereis" command to find the full path to the particular > command you're trying to run. i.e. > whereis mount > will tell you what directory 'mount' is in. > > > Now is there another/better way of doing what I want to do? > > I was also thinking about using Cron to issue the commands. > > A script might do it, but I don't know anything about writing sripts. > > It's not as hard as you might think. For example, the following script > is a good template for what you're trying to do: > > #!/bin/sh > /sbin/mount_nfs 172.16.0.1:/remote/drive /mnt/temp > /bin/cp -Rp /path/to/backup /mnt/tmp/. > /sbin/umount /mnt/temp > > Of course, you'll want to substitute the mount command that you need > (which may be at a different location) and the specific stuff you > want to back up, etc. > > -- > Bill Moran > Potential Technologies > http://www.potentialtech.com > To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message