[wplug-bsd] Help with Disaster Recovery

Christopher C. McHugh cmchugh at captel.com
Fri Jan 28 13:56:54 EST 2005

Yeah that is where things are looking to go at the moment.  I inherited this
network 2 days ago and they do not have any backup systems in place, this
will soon be changing.  Thanks for your time.

-----Original Message-----
From: Bill Moran [mailto:wmoran at potentialtech.com] 
Sent: Friday, January 28, 2005 13:48
To: Christopher C. McHugh
Cc: wplug-bsd at wplug.org
Subject: Re: [wplug-bsd] Help with Disaster Recovery

"Christopher C. McHugh" <cmchugh at captel.com> wrote:

> I am running a server with FreeBSD 5.  and while walking through a script
> acidently told the OS  rm -Rf / instead of /tmp/file.  Most basic commands
> are gone, and no tape backup.  What is the easiest way of restoring the
> system while preserving what system files and configs are left?  Any help
> would be appreachiated.  
I would suggest you backup your data, along with any specific configs
(like /etc and/or /usr/local/etc) and rebuild the system from scratch
and restore.

Bill Moran
Potential Technologies

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