[ubuntu-za] Missing routes after rebooting - back up box

Deon Erasmus bisybackson at gmail.com
Mon Jan 28 16:21:08 GMT 2008


Hi Glenn

On Jan 28, 2008 4:17 PM, Glenn S <glennlinuxmail at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello All,
> Something strange I thought - but I have a Ubuntu Proxy server that had its
> first reboot with me around, i have noticed that when the machine reboots -
> it looses the route settings for our network.
> I have to keep manually adding the routes in for the difference networks.
>
> My question - Where can i stick these in that even if the machine reboots
> etc - the routes remain lodged in after the interfaces are back online?

Put a gateway directive under the appropriate interface in
/etc/network/interfaces.
See man 5 interfaces for more.

> and my second question -
> I want a FULL system backup of that box excluding any rubbish not needed to
> rebuild that server if needed.
>  I know you use tar but not sure what folders to include and exclude ?
> I would like to test rebuild using a virtual server with these backup files.

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BackupYourSystem/TAR
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=35087

Regards
Deon



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