$ tar cvf - filenames | ssh remote-host dd of=/dev/rmt/n obs=block-size
Creates a tape archive, lists the files as they are archived, and specifies the tape device.
Provides additional information about the tar file entries.
Represents a placeholder for the tape device.
Identifies the files to be copied. Separate multiple files with spaces.
Pipes the tar command's output to a remote system.
Represents the output device.
Represents the blocking factor.
# tar cvf - * | ssh mercury dd of=/dev/rmt/0 obs=126b password: a answers/ 0 tape blocks a answers/test129 1 tape blocks a sc.directives/ 0 tape blocks a sc.directives/sc.190089 1 tape blocks a tests/ 0 tape blocks a tests/test131 1 tape blocks 6+9 records in 0+1 records out