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Old 01-04-2012, 12:43 PM   #1
MsFinni
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rdiff-backup syntax


it seemed simple enough but rdiff is not working. Can someone show me the syntax to backup my remote redhat server to my local windows C: drive? - thank you
 
Old 01-05-2012, 09:31 AM   #2
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Google is your friend. Use it before asking questions on a forum. You may be surprised to find the answer to your question in just a few seconds.

Case in point: try searching for "rdiff tutorial".
 
Old 01-05-2012, 08:06 PM   #3
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Yea Google is definitely my friend. I did google 'rdiff-backup' downloaded the tutorial, used the syntax as described which did not work for me. That's why I came to the forum; I think I'm more surprised at what I find here than Google.
 
Old 01-24-2016, 04:04 PM   #4
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same boat - google is no help
 
Old 01-24-2016, 11:49 PM   #5
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link and command below found in Google.

http://www.nongnu.org/rdiff-backup/examples.html

Simple remote case---backup directory /some/local-dir to the directory /whatever/remote-dir on the machine hostname.net. It uses ssh to open the necessary pipe to the remote copy of rdiff-backup. Just like the above except one directory is on a remote computer.

rdiff-backup /some/local-dir hostname.net::/whatever/remote-dir

check out this one as well on how to work with keys. https://www.howtoforge.com/linux_rdiff_backup

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