This section includes various resources that can be used to learn
more about disaster recovery and the Red Hat Enterprise Linux-specific subject matter
discussed in this chapter.
The following resources are installed in the course of a typical
Red Hat Enterprise Linux installation and can help you learn more about the subject
matter discussed in this chapter.
tar(1) man page — Learn how to
dump(8) man page — Learn how to dump
file system contents.
restore(8) man page — Learn how to
retrieve file system contents saved by
cpio(1) man page — Learn how to copy
files to and from archives.
find(1) man page — Learn how to
search for files.
amanda(8) man page — Learn more about
the commands that are part of the AMANDA backup system.
— Learn more about AMANDA by reviewing these various
documents and example files.
The following books discuss various issues related to disaster
recovery, and are good resources for Red Hat Enterprise Linux system
The Red Hat Enterprise Linux System Administration Guide; Red Hat, Inc. —
Includes a chapter on system recovery, which could be useful in bare
Unix Backup & Recovery by W. Curtis
Preston; O'Reilly & Associates — Although not written
specifically for Linux systems, this book provides in-depth
coverage into many backup-related issues, and even includes a
chapter on disaster recovery.