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  Author  Subject: How to stream backup data over network?

Posted on 11-17-2001 11:56 a.m. ET  reply

Original Poster: "vasudeva" <>

Hi all.

I've got a very old Unix machine that has full network connectivity, very
little hard disk space, and no tape backup. I'd like to use cpio (or
something) to back the data up to a different box. My favorite solution
would involve netcat, but I can't get it to compile, since the OS is so old
and there are no binaries available for it.

Is there another way to stream the output of cpio (or whatever) over the


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107. so the God thing would have gone out the window anyway.

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