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System Administration Guide: Devices and File Systems     Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 Information Library
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1.  Managing Removable Media (Overview/Tasks)

2.  Writing CDs and DVDs (Tasks)

3.  Managing Devices (Tasks)

4.  Dynamically Configuring Devices (Tasks)

5.  Managing USB Devices (Tasks)

6.  Using InfiniBand Devices (Overview/Tasks)

7.  Managing Disks (Overview)

8.  Managing Disk Use (Tasks)

9.  Administering Disks (Tasks)

10.  SPARC: Setting Up Disks (Tasks)

11.  x86: Setting Up Disks (Tasks)

12.  Configuring Oracle Solaris iSCSI Targets (Tasks)

13.  The format Utility (Reference)

14.  Managing File Systems (Overview)

15.  Creating and Mounting File Systems (Tasks)

16.  Configuring Additional Swap Space (Tasks)

17.  Checking UFS File System Consistency (Tasks)

18.  UFS File System (Reference)

19.  Backing Up and Restoring UFS File Systems (Overview/Tasks)

20.  Using UFS Snapshots (Tasks)

21.  Copying Files and File Systems (Tasks)

22.  Managing Tape Drives (Tasks)

23.  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


The ufsdump Command and Security Issues

If you are concerned about security, you should do the following: