[SATLUG] P2V conversions
victor.trevino at gmail.com
Thu Sep 13 08:57:57 CDT 2007
As a follow-up, one problem with that is that you'd be sending
sensitive data over the network without any form of encryption. But
it's still assumed that one would perform such a large file transfer
over an isolated network.
On 9/13/07, Victor <victor.trevino at gmail.com> wrote:
> What about something like this:
> target machine: nc -l 1900 > image.img
> backup machine: dd if=/dev/hda | nc 192.168.1.10 1900
> Poor man's rcp, but highly effective.
> On 9/12/07, Sean Carolan <scarolan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 9/12/07, Jeremy Mann <jeremymann at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Sean are you using the VMware player trick by using an empty disk
> > > image file? I use the empty 20gb image file, boot Knoppix then rsync
> > > everything over. If you need the link to the images I can send it.
> > I use dd when I have a plain vanilla installation of Red Hat or CentOS
> > on a scsi disk. Rsync looks like a good solution for the servers with
> > RAID.
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