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Re: Rsync

Thanks for the quick help!

Joe D. Trent
Bigham Brothers, Inc.
Lubbock, Texas

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Diehl" <tdiehl rogueind com>
To: <psyche-list redhat com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 23, 2003 1:28 PM
Subject: Re: Rsync

> On Wed, 23 Apr 2003, Joe D. Trent wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have RH 8.0 loaded on a machine to be used as an emergency backup.
It's on
> > the local network and I can access it through telnet, ftp, and http. I'm
> > trying to get rsync to work so that I can sync the files on some
> > from our main accounting machine. I've gone into services and enabled
> > but after restart I don't see rsyncd listed from a 'ps auwx'. I've tried
> > enabling some things I thought might be related like nfs, rlogin, and
> > Also don't have a /etc/rsyncd.conf file.
> >
> > Am I doing something wrong?
> Maybe maybe not!! First you do not _need_ rsyncd running on either machine
> for what you are trying to do. You can do it that way but you do not need
> IOW it is harder. All you need is rsync installed on both machines and
> a working rsh, or ssh on BOTH machines. If you have ssh and rsync on both
> machines the easiest thing to do is:
> # rsync -av -e ssh source_machine:/path/to/the/data/ /destination
> The other thing you can do is setup nfs and autofs and that will allow you
> to do:
> # rsync -av /path/to/the/data/ /destination. Either of these work
> which one you choose depends entirely on what you are comfortable with.
> Note the trailing / on the source path. It is important. Make sure you put
> it there or rsync will not do what you expect (most likely). man rsync for
> info.
> HTH,
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