backup /reutilize jail

Posted on 2007-10-02
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How can i safetly backup a freebsd jail and change it to another host the jail runs on a md device,  also i would like to know if i can create a Memory-Based File System /md0 install freebsd on it and later use it like a scheme for other installations.

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You can create tgz file and extract it for new jails

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but what about perms? some one toll me to use dump and with that i can just later mount the image
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use p flag for tar to make it store/restore permissions/

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