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Full system backup script

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Can anyone help me with a script to do a full backup of all file systems in Solaris 2.8?
Thanks all for all your help
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Here's a basic one:

#!/bin/sh
TAPE=/dev/rmt/0      # Tape device
TAPEN=/dev/rmt/0n  # Tape no-rewind device
LOG=/var/log/backup.log

exec >>$LOG 2>&1  # Direct all output to log file

mt -f $TAPE rewind  # Rewind the tape

#
# Do a level 0 ufsdump of all UFS filesystems
#

for fs in `df -Fufs | awk '{print $1}'`
do
  echo "---------------------------------------------"
  echo "Starting backup of $fs at `date`"
  ufsdump -0uf $TAPEN $fs
  echo "Finish backup of $fs at `date`"
done

mt -f $TAPE rewoffl  # Rewind and take tape offline

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