Benjamin P. Keating wrote:

My Plan is to make a gzipped tarball of the entire machine, excluding directories that are not necessary. If however, there is a more sound solution then tarballing a machine for a backup, Im all ears. I know rsync is a possibility, but i'd like to have just a solid, non-active archive copy of machines.


What else would be safe to exclude?


I'd wonder if a "more sound solution" is either
dump(8) or cpio(1L).  That said, I do use tar(1)
for /www....

Kevin Kinsey
DaleCo, S.P. _______________________________________________
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