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Just toying with a clustered server farm for fun (as you do) and experimenting with Webmin and its 'clustered' modules.

It has a feature that can copy files from one server to another on a repeating basis. Does this feature/module use cron jobs and what protocol does it use to copy the files?

I have searched all about the net and yet I cannot find any decent documentation on webmin or its features. Is it just poorly documented or am I missing something?

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closed as off-topic by HopelessN00b Jan 14 '15 at 2:53

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This question appears to be off-topic because it is about working with a service provider's management interface, such as cPanel. – HopelessN00b Jan 14 '15 at 2:53
it is not a service providers interface. It is an open source server management application – hozza Jan 14 '15 at 11:56

My guess is that it uses rsync with cron, which is the canonical way of handling this type of replication. I would be very surprised if they used anything else.

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I have recently discovered that it uses it's OWN protocol using a specific port. A few above 10000 if I remember correctly.

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