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109     <div id="docline-top"> <a href="backup.html">&lt; PREV</a> <a href="../README.html">UP</a> <a href="restoration.html">NEXT &gt;</a> </div>
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116     <!-- Intro -->
117     <H2 style="margin-top: 0;"><a name="backup-smb-intro"></a>Intro <span class="hideprint">[<a href="#backup-smb-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</span></H2>
118     <!--empty-line-->
119     <p>What if you don't have a spare local disk or partition or a USB disk? How will you be able to get a backup of your system? Well, if your PC is on the same LAN with another PC running Windows (or linux), you can use <b>Samba</b> to save your image file on that remote PC (which we will call <b>Samba server</b> from now on).<br><br>
120     <!--empty-line-->
121     Using <b>Samba</b> you will be able to mount a Windows share resource (or Samba share resource), from within <b>Clonezilla Live</b>, and save the image file there. Then you can boot that PC using <b>SystemRescueCD</b> and create a restore DVD.<br><br>
122     <!--empty-line-->
123 sng 77 In this page I will demonstrate the creation of an image file by getting a backup of my second disk (<b>/dev/<font color="Red">sdb</font></b>). The image file will be save in my Samba server which is my laptop (ip: <b><font color="Red">10.0.0.3</font></b>, Windows share resource name: <b><font color="Red">all_my_images</font></b>).
124 sng 49 </p>
125     <!--empty-line-->
126     <H3><a name="what-is"></a>What is Samba? [<a href="#backup-smb-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
127     <p>We read at <a href="http://us1.samba.org/samba/" target="_blank">http://us1.samba.org/samba/</a>:</p>
128     <!--empty-line-->
129     <p class="otherpage">Samba is an Open Source/Free Software suite that provides seamless file and print services to SMB/CIFS clients. Samba is freely available, unlike other SMB/CIFS implementations, and allows for interoperability between Linux/Unix servers and Windows-based clients.<br><br>
130     <!--empty-line-->
131     Samba is software that can be run on a platform other than Microsoft Windows, for example, UNIX, Linux, IBM System 390, OpenVMS, and other operating systems. Samba uses the TCP/IP protocol that is installed on the host server. When correctly configured, it allows that host to interact with a Microsoft Windows client or server as if it is a Windows file and print server.
132     </p>
133    
134    
135    
136     <!-- Gathering info -->
137     <H2><a name="info"></a>Gathering info <span class="hideprint">[<a href="#backup-smb-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</span></H2>
138     <p>Before you can use this approach to get a backup, you have to get some info about the <b>Samba server</b>.<br><br>
139     <!--empty-line-->
140     The <b>Samba server</b> I have used for this example was my laptop, so I already knew most of the info required. If this is not the case for you, just ask the owner, user or system admin.<br><br>
141     <!--empty-line-->
142     The info required is:</p>
143     <ol>
144     <li>The IP address of the Samba server</li>
145     <li>The domain on the Samba server<br>
146     This may exist if your PC is connected to a larger LAN (a corporation network, for example). In my case this is empty.</li>
147     <li>The user name and password you can use</li>
148     <li>The directory on the Samba server you can use to save your backup<br>
149     This is the name of the <b>Windows share resource</b> (Samba share resource) as it is known in the network, which is not necessarily the same as the local directory name. The user whose account will be used to login to the <b>Samba server</b>, must have write permission to this directory.</li>
150     </ol>
151    
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153    
154     <!-- Buckup -->
155     <H2><a name="backup-smb"></a>Getting the backup <span class="hideprint">[<a href="#backup-smb-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</span></H2>
156     <p>If you're fine with US keymap and English language (available languages are English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese and Chinese [both simplified and traditional]) or don't mind editing the boot parameters, just select <b>Clonezilla Live</b> at the starting screen and press ENTER. When the system comes up, it will load the program that will preform the backup.
157     </p>
158     <!--empty line-->
159     <p>If you need to change these settings, go to the <a href="backup.html#bck-0" target="_blank">Getting backups</a> page for instructions .</p>
160     <!--empty line-->
161     <H3><a name="bck-smb-1"></a>Screen "Start Clonezilla" [<a href="#backup-smb-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
162 sng 75 <p><img src="images/backup-03.png"><br>
163     I select "<font color="Red"><b>Start Clonezilla</b></font>" and press ENTER.
164     </p>
165 sng 49 <!--empty line-->
166     <H3><a name="bck-smb-2"></a>Screen "Clonezilla" [<a href="#backup-smb-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
167 sng 75 <p><img src="images/backup-04.png"><br>
168     I select "<font color="Red"><b>device-image</b></font>" and press ENTER.<br> <br>
169     </p>
170 sng 49 <!--empty line-->
171 sng 75 <H3><a name="bck-smb-3"></a>Screen "Mount clonezilla image directory" [<a href="#backup-smb-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
172 sng 49 <p>In this screen I can select the way the image file directory will be saved.
173     Available options are local directory, remote directory through <b>ssh</b>, <b>samba</b> or <b>nfs</b> and skip, to use the previously used directory. More info about the image file can be found at section "<a href="clonezilla.html#about">About the Image file</a>".<br>
174     <br>
175 sng 75 <img src="images/backup-smb-05.png"><br>
176 sng 49 I select "<font color="Red"><b>samba server</b></font>" and press ENTER.</p>
177     <!--empty line-->
178     <H3><a name="bck-smb-4"></a>Screen "Mount Samba Server" [<a href="#backup-smb-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
179 sng 75 <p>This is where I have to enter the IP address of my Samba server.<br><br>
180     <img src="images/backup-smb-06.png"><br>
181     I type "<font color="Red"><b>10.0.0.3</b></font>" and press ENTER.</p>
182 sng 49 <!--empty line-->
183     <H3><a name="bck-smb-5"></a>Screen "Mount Samba Server" (second time) [<a href="#backup-smb-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
184 sng 75 <p>This is where I have to enter the domain name on my Samba server.<br><br>
185     <img src="images/backup-smb-07.png"><br>
186     I just press ENTER, as there is no domain in my LAN. If there is a domain in your network, you have to type its name (something like <b>my_company.com</b>) and press ENTER.</p>
187 sng 49 <!--empty line-->
188     <H3><a name="bck-smb-6"></a>Screen "Mount Samba Server" (third time) [<a href="#backup-smb-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
189 sng 75 <p>This is where I have to enter the account (user) name on my Samba server.<br><br>
190     <img src="images/backup-smb-08.png"><br>
191     I type "<font color="Red"><b>spiros</b></font>" and press ENTER.</p>
192 sng 49 <!--empty line-->
193     <H3><a name="bck-smb-7"></a>Screen "Mount Samba Server" (fourth time) [<a href="#backup-smb-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
194 sng 75 <p>This is where I have to enter the directory name on my Samba server, in which the image file will be saved.<br><br> I type "<font color="Red"><b>/all_my_images</b></font>" and press ENTER.<br><br>
195     <img src="images/backup-smb-09.png"><br>
196 sng 49 <!--empty-line-->
197 sng 77 At this point I'm informed I'm going to be asked for the password for user <b><font color="Red"><b>spiros</b></font></b>.<br><br>
198 sng 75 <img src="images/backup-smb-10.png"><br>
199     I will be able to continue only after entering it correctly.<br><br>
200     <img src="images/backup-smb-11.png"></p>
201 sng 49 <!--empty line-->
202     <H3><a name="bck-smb-7a"></a>Screen "Clonezilla - Opensource Clone System (OCS)" [<a href="#backup-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
203 sng 75
204 sng 49 <!--empty line-->
205 sng 75 <p><img src="images/backup-09.png">
206 sng 180 <br>I select <font color="Red"><b>Beginner mode</b></font> to accept the default backup options. If you select <font color="Red"><b>Expert mode</b></font>, you can choose the options yourself. More details can be found <a href="clonezilla.html#backup-options" target="_blank">here</a>.</p>
207 sng 75
208     <H3><a name="bck-smb-8"></a>Screen "Select mode" [<a href="#backup-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
209 sng 49 <!--empty line-->
210 sng 75 <p>Here I can select the desired operation.<br>
211 sng 49 <br>
212 sng 75 <img src="images/backup-10.png"><br>
213     I select "<font color="Red"><b>savedisk</b></font>" and press ENTER.<br> <br></p>
214 sng 49 <!--empty-line-->
215 sng 75 <H3><a name="bck-smb-9"></a>Next Screen [<a href="#backup-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
216 sng 49 <!--empty line-->
217 sng 75 <p><img src="images/backup-11.png"><br>
218     In this screen I select the image name.<br>
219 sng 180 I type "Backup_32-2011_sdb", which in my opinion is more informative name than the default.
220 sng 75 </p>
221 sng 49
222 sng 75 <H3><a name="bck-smb-10"></a>Next Screen [<a href="#backup-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
223     <!--empty line-->
224     <p><img src="images/backup-12.png"><br>
225 sng 180 Finally I am asked to select the disk to save.<br>
226 sng 75 I just press ENTER again.
227     </p>
228 sng 49
229 sng 75
230 sng 180 <H3><a name="bck-10a"></a>Next screen [<a href="#backup-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
231     <!--empty line-->
232     <p><img src="images/backup-12a.png"><br>
233     And I press ENTER again to enable image validation.</p>
234    
235 sng 75 <H3><a name="bck-smb-11"></a>Starting the backup [<a href="#backup-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
236     <!--empty line-->
237     <p><img src="images/backup-13.png"><br>
238     Then the program will display the command that will be executed and will ask me to press ENTER. <br>
239     Then I will be asked to confirm the operation by pressing <font color="Red"><b>y</b></font> and ENTER.
240     <br>
241     <br><img src="images/backup-14.png"><br>
242     After that, the backup begins<br>
243     <br>
244     <img src="images/backup-15.png"><br>
245     and when it's successfully completed, I press ENTER to get to the shell. Then, I execute the commands:</p>
246 sng 49 <p class="newcode">sudo su -<br>
247     cd<br>
248     umount -a<br>
249     reboot<br><br></p>
250    
251 sng 75 <p>to reboot the system.</p>
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