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tech:linux:backup_directory_script [2018/09/10 06:27] (current)
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 +====== Bash script to backup ======
 +===== Directory =====
 +
 +Bash script to backup regular files in current directory. ​ The default backup directory is archive inside the current directory. ​ Or you may specify a backup directory as the 1st argument to the script.
 +
 +<code bash>
 +#!/bin/bash
 +#
 +# Backup Regular files to archive/​timestamp
 +#
 +NOW=$(date +"​%Y-%m-%d-%H-%M-%S"​)
 +#
 +#
 +if [[ -z $1 ]]
 +  then
 +  BACKUPDIR=archive/​$NOW
 +else
 +  BACKUPDIR=$1/​$NOW
 +fi
 +mkdir -p $BACKUPDIR
 +#
 +for file in $(ls -p | grep -v /$)
 +do
 +  cp -p $file $BACKUPDIR/
 +done
 +#
 +exit 0
 +</​code>​
 +
 +
 +===== File =====
 +<code bash>
 +#!/bin/bash
 +#
 +if [[ ! ("​$#"​ == 1) ]]; then
 +  echo "File name required!"​
 +  exit 1
 +fi
 +filename=$1
 +#
 +NOW=$(date +"​%Y-%m-%d-%H-%M-%S"​)
 +mkdir -p archive
 +cp -p $filename archive/​$filename.${NOW}
 +</​code>​
  

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