Solved

Red Hat 4.8: how to tar.gz a group of files?

Posted on 2010-08-30
2
382 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-06
Hello experts,

I am in this directory
/Logs

it contains a bunch of log files
083010_1220_67.log
083010_1230_47.log
083010_1240_87.log
083010_1250_37.log
083010_1260_77.log
083010_1320_57.log
083010_1340_67.log
083010_1360_67.log
083010_1380_67.log

how do I tar just just these array of files?
083010_12.*

I tried this and it didn't work:
tar -zcvf 083010_12.tar.gz 083010_12.*.log

thx so much..

0
Comment
Question by:epifanio67
2 Comments
 
LVL 10

Accepted Solution

by:
NetExpert-Warszawa earned 500 total points
ID: 33564565
Try:
tar -zcvf 083010_12.tar.gz 083010_12*.log
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:epifanio67
ID: 33564636
yep... thank you expert...

the problem was the period... thank you...
0

Featured Post

What is SQL Server and how does it work?

The purpose of this paper is to provide you background on SQL Server. It’s your self-study guide for learning fundamentals. It includes both the history of SQL and its technical basics. Concepts and definitions will form the solid foundation of your future DBA expertise.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article will explain how to establish a SSH connection to Ubuntu through the firewall and using a different port other then 22. I have set up a Ubuntu virtual machine in Virtualbox and I am running a Windows 7 workstation. From the Ubuntu vi…
You ever wonder how to backup Linux system files just like Windows System Restore?  Well you can use Timeshift in Linux to perform those similar action.  This tutorial will show you how to backup your system files and keep regular intervals. Note…
Nobody understands Phishing better than an anti-spam company. That’s why we are providing Phishing Awareness Training to our customers. According to a report by Verizon, only 3% of targeted users report malicious emails to management. With compan…
The Email Laundry PDF encryption service allows companies to send confidential encrypted  emails to anybody. The PDF document can also contain attachments that are embedded in the encrypted PDF. The password is randomly generated by The Email Laundr…

777 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question