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Old 07-23-2001, 01:14 PM   #1
mstembri
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rsync problem


Trying to synch two machines with rsynch.

1) Tried to sync files from main computer to backup. I set up a cron on the backup machine to update new/changed files (from the server machine) every minute. The command:

Code:
/usr/bin/rsync -azR server1:/var/www /
The problem is that it is copying over the entire directory, even though there is an identical file/directory structure already in place. It should only copy what's updated (which for now should be nothing).

Am I using the wrong switches?
 
Old 07-23-2001, 08:21 PM   #2
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The -u option can be used for update only (does not overwrite newer files)
 
  


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