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Old 11-09-2005, 09:34 AM   #1
bjones
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rsyncd.conf file module question


I have created an rsyncd.conf file with several modules in it. These modules represent the source and destination paths for the files that I wish to back up. The rsyncd.conf file is the same on the servers. What I cannot seem to figure out is the correct syntex to reference my source module (take files from here) and place them into my destination module (put files here). If I had a rsyncd.conf file that looked like this:

[src]
path = /local/whatever
comment = take files from here

[dest]
path = /dir/whatever
comment = place files here

if this file was on two servers running as Rsync servers how would if reference the modules. The man page says:

rsync [OPTION]... [USER@]HOST::SRC [DEST]

but when I enter in:

rsync -a username@host::src dest

rsync does not know where to place the files.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. I am a newbie
 
Old 11-26-2005, 08:21 AM   #2
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Working example for your scenario with server & client side configurations is available here at ... http://www.amitsharma.linuxworld.com/how_to_rsync.htm

Please go thru this n if your further find any problems.. Do feedback.
 
  


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