Nasser Heidari

2009-07-21

Full Disk Image Backups With dd

Filed under: Linux — Nasser Heidari @ 07:28

Backup

dd if=/dev/sda of=/dev/stdout bs=1M | bzip2 | ssh USERNAME@remotehost "cat - > drive.img.bz2"

Restore

ssh USERNAME@remotehost "cat drive.img.bz2" | bzip2 -dc | dd if=/dev/stdin of=/dev/sda bs=1M
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