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RE: [SLUG] Copying Home directories to a new server
- To: "Ben de Luca" <c9415120@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: RE: [SLUG] Copying Home directories to a new server
- From: Rob B <rbyrnes@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 06 May 2003 23:59:18 +1000
- Cc: 'Slug' <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
At 10:39 PM 4/05/03, Ben de Luca sent this up the stick:
Ahh glad to see what our tax dollars are paying for! My thoughts on IT
managers are reinforced again.
OLMC doesn't get a lot of funding from the Government, or the Church for
Let's keep non-linux points of view on slug-chat, shall we?
Besides, the manpages don't tell you which would be more efficient out of
tar & scp or cpio, do they.
From: slug-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:slug-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Simon Bryan
Sent: Sunday, 4 May 2003 9:44 PM
Subject: [SLUG] Copying Home directories to a new server
What are my options and what would be an efficient means to copy users
directories from one server to a new server while preserving
have already copied the passwd, shadwo and group file, but as there were
only three I did not mind resetting the permissions on the files - I
1000 users! - these were copied with samba as I keep getting connection
refused between these two servers using ftp. The old one is RH7.2 the
one is RH9.
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