Create incremental snapshots of individual folders using find and tar-gzip

find /mnt/storage/profiles/ -maxdepth 1 -mindepth 1 -type d | while read d; do tarfile=`echo "$d" | cut -d "/" -f5`; destdir="/local/backupdir/"; tar -g "$destdir"/"$tarfile".snar -czf "$destdir"/"$tarfile"_`date +%F`.tgz -P $d; done
Creates an incremental snapshot of individual folders.

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IPHSTechnologies · 54 weeks ago
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hrihant · 39 weeks and 5 days ago
This particular tutorial helps you to introduce two useful commands, that is find and tar gzip. These can be check out this site used to create an incremental snapshot of individual folders. I am so thankful to this site because it provides lots of information for me about programming using commands.
Alyssalauren · 28 weeks and 6 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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