To access the LONE-TAR Catalogs & Docs Menu, please go to the command line as user root and type the following command:

#  ltmenu ; then select option 7 (Catalogs & Docs)

  • Auto-Inclusion list creation
  • [ Relative vs. Flat File ] Restore
  • White Space Restore

Back to Menu Selection

Selective Backup Menu Options:

1. ON-LINE Documentation Displays release notes, user's manual, hints & tips, errors references, tech support information, LONE-TAR configuration manual, Tape-Tell™ manual, and CRONY™ manual.
2. Complete CATALOGS Menu Lists out the most recent LONE-TAR backups/verifies/restores. You will have an option to look through each catalog and also check for any verification errors.
3. Detailed Summary Menu This option allows you to display, print, copy, erase the '/log/ltar.log' file which is a detailed summary of LONE-TARs entire backup history on your server. The file that gets created is '/log/ltar.log'
4. Short Summary File Displays the information of the last line of your most recent backup & verify and its status of a success or failure. The file where LONE-TAR stores the tail end of the backup/verify results of your most recent backup is '/log/errors'. You can also link this file to the message of the day (/etc/motd), so that whenever a user logs in you immediately see if the last backup/verify was successful or not.
5. Bit-level Errors Menu Lists out each most recent LONE-TAR backups/verifies/restores. You will have an option to look through each catalog and also check for any verification errors.
6. Frequently Asked Questions This option takes you to our FAQ Database from within the software FAQ Database Filename ==> /usr/lone-tar/faq.lt.txt
Q. Quit Quit back to LONE-TAR Main menu.