Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I am on Solaris and I need to sync a directory path with a ftp server. Unfortunately a large part is made up with links which do not work with the ftpsync.pl script which uses a rsync-like mechanism. Does anyone know an alternative with rsync style synchronisation via ftp which works with links?

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

up vote 1 down vote accepted

We use mirror ( http://gd.tuwien.ac.at/utils/archivers/mirror/ ) to mirror a number of ftp sites around the world. This copes with symbolic links. I am unsure if this meets your 'rsync style synchronisation' requirement.

-- Ref

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.