[SOLVED] How to add and remove an external FAT32 usb drive to RHEL server
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How to add and remove an external FAT32 usb drive to RHEL server
I need to get a backup copy of a huge directory on one of our RHEL servers. Rather than hook the external USB drive up to my PC and manually copy it all across the network, can I just plug it in to one of my USB ports on the server and rsync it?
I know how to do the rsync, I just don't know how to get the USB drive to show up when I do a df -h and how to properly remove it before unplugging it from the server. this is a live server, so I can't go playing around and possibly mess something up. Can anyone help?
can I just plug it in to one of my USB ports on the server and rsync it?
Yes, rsync works either over the network or between local folders. Now this server, is it running a linux or not? To rsync local you have need to --
1. Plug the USB disk, the system must be able to detect it;
2. Mount the disk; check Options must allow an 'rw' permission to write the back up to it, there must be enough space too;
3. Rsync.... (be sure about your Source and Destination disks)