1. Prepare for file
Identify the file systems, the type of backup, and the tape
device to be used for the backups.
Preparing for File System Backups
2. Determine the number of tapes needed
to back up a file system.
Determine the number of tapes that are
needed for a full backup of a file system.
How to Determine the Number of Tapes Needed for a Full Backup
3. Back up file systems.
a full backup of file systems to get baseline copies of all files.
an incremental backup of file systems based on whether keeping copies of files
that have changed on a daily basis is important at your site.
How to Back Up a File System to Tape