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1.  Managing Removable Media (Overview)

2.  Managing Removable Media (Tasks)

3.  Accessing Removable Media (Tasks)

4.  Writing CDs and DVDs (Tasks)

5.  Managing Devices (Overview/Tasks)

6.  Dynamically Configuring Devices (Tasks)

7.  Using USB Devices (Overview)

8.  Using USB Devices (Tasks)

9.  Using InfiniBand Devices (Overview/Tasks)

10.  Managing Disks (Overview)

11.  Administering Disks (Tasks)

12.  SPARC: Setting Up Disks (Tasks)

13.  x86: Setting Up Disks (Tasks)

14.  Configuring Oracle Solaris iSCSI Targets and Initiators (Tasks)

15.  The format Utility (Reference)

16.  Managing File Systems (Overview)

17.  Creating and Mounting File Systems (Tasks)

18.  Using The CacheFS File System (Tasks)

19.  Configuring Additional Swap Space (Tasks)

20.  Checking UFS File System Consistency (Tasks)

21.  UFS File System (Reference)

22.  Backing Up and Restoring UFS File Systems (Overview)

23.  Backing Up UFS Files and File Systems (Tasks)

24.  Using UFS Snapshots (Tasks)

25.  Restoring UFS Files and File Systems (Tasks)

26.  UFS Backup and Restore Commands (Reference)

How the ufsdump Command Works

Determining Device Characteristics

Detecting the End of Media

Copying Data With the ufsdump Command

Purpose of the /etc/dumpdates File

Backup Device (dump-file) Argument

Local Tape or Diskette Drive

Remote Tape or Diskette Drive

Using Standard Output With the ufsdump Command

Specifying Files to Back Up

Specifying Tape Characteristics

Limitations of the ufsdump Command

Specifying ufsdump Command Options and Arguments

Default ufsdump Options

The ufsdump Command and Security Issues

Specifying ufsrestore Options and Arguments

27.  Copying Files and File Systems (Tasks)

28.  Managing Tape Drives (Tasks)


Chapter 26

UFS Backup and Restore Commands (Reference)

This chapter contains reference information on the ufsdump and ufsrestore commands.

This is a list of the information in this chapter.

For overview information about performing backups, see Chapter 22, Backing Up and Restoring UFS File Systems (Overview).

For information about backup tasks, see Chapter 23, Backing Up UFS Files and File Systems (Tasks).