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Minerve2 Backup Procedure

posted Dec 4, 2017, 4:48 PM by Dong Xu
1. login to minerve2 and package all files in your home folder to a tar file

nohup tar cvpf minerve2_backup.tar . >& minerve2_backup.log &

tail -f minerve2_backup.log

Make sure the tar process is complete.

2. login to garlic and copy the file back to your home folder on garlic

scp your_username@minerve2.cose.isu.edu:minerve2_backup.tar .

3. After it is copied to your home folder on garlic, you can untar the file to retrieve your files

mkdir minerve2_backup; tar xvf minerve2_backup.tar -C minerve2_backup

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