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handle multiple calls of rsync, dd and snapshot

The server runs the following operations often. It takes a snapshot of a logical volume, then backup up the content to the remote backup server. It is possible that multiple backups and transfer ...
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rsync permission fail cannot open directory

i encounter a problem when troubleshooting rsync server and client. rsync: opendir "/." (in pub) failed: Permission denied (13) drwxr-xr-x 4096 2014/01/27 12:02:24 . rsync error: some ...
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why rsync is not working with crontab?

when I run the following manually it runs perfectly: /usr/bin/rsync -arvth -e "ssh -i /watch/scripts/word.pem" 1.1.1.1:/opt/ /opt when it runs using crontab. I get: Permission denied ...
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Load balancing with rsync

i have 2 server with public ip: SERVER A - 10.10.10.11 SERVER B - 10.10.10.12 both of them are centos 6 in OS, installed nginx with php-fpm, 2 exact same website stored at: /var/www/html. Domain ...
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1answer
358 views

How to rsync files / folders from a specific date forward?

I would like to rsync folders from a specific date and forward. for example. I want to rsync my folders that were created from 3 days ago (and of course 2 days ago, one day ago etc.). I know I need to ...
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s3fs rsync ftruncate failed on Input/output error

I'm running CentOS 6.4 and we're running s3fs version 1.73 and fuse 2.9.3. When trying to run an rsync between a local directory and the s3fs mounted directory I get an input/output error and ...
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1answer
59 views

Rsync a directory from a local server to a remote server without losing permissions

I need to transfer a directory from my local server to a remote server on the exact same place on the remote server. In the directory, there are a lot of different users involved and I want to ...
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Does rsync migrate mail servers? [closed]

imapsync gives errors, here's my previous post. So is it possible to migrate mail servers (dovecot to dovecot) using rsync? If not, then how to migrate mail servers? Is there any tools other than ...
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701 views

limit the speed of writing files to NFS

CentOS 5.6 NFS is mounted on the server for backup disk space. When the backup job started, it could reach 80MB/s and we really do not expect it took so much bandwidth. So i need to find a way to ...
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last resort linux backup (rsync) will this work?

I have some linux servers mostly Centos Web hosting servers (Cpanel, Directadmin, kloxo). I have some backup systems implemented, but I like to keep a local backup on my home computer. This will be ...
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2answers
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Looking to list all files/dirs ignored by rsyncs exclude file

I have around 7 or 8 servers, which I rsync down to my local LAN each night. All of these rsync jobs use a common excludes.txt, to filter out files or directories I dont want mirroring. Now, the ...
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1answer
598 views

How do I get rsync to listen on two different ports via xinetd?

I have multiple servers that receive files via rsync on different ports. I'd like to merge them into the same physical server and let the clients continue to direct their files to the same port they ...
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3answers
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Rsync Throttle Upload Bandwidth --bwlimit=KBPS

I am looking to throttle the upload speed of my file transfers during an rsync process. Does --bwlimit=KBPS mean it sets the internet transfer speed, or the hard drive disk write speed? ...
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359 views

Transer a large number of file between two servers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Quickest way to transfer 55GB of images to new server I am migrating from one server to another. I want to transfer the thousands of file from one server to the other. ...
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How can I easily confirm in Linux that two separate directories have the exact same contents?

CentOS 5.x Mq question seemed similar to this one but I wasn't sure... I have two servers (completely isolated from each other), each with a directory and sub-directories that should have the same ...
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1answer
185 views

rsync destination based on file date

I have a large directory of log files on a server. All the logs are in one big directory. We would like to back these up to another host (our archive server), and only keep the last 90 days of ...
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1answer
411 views

Rync connection problems from Windows to CentOS

Trying to connect to rsync on CentOS from Cygwin on Windows 7 but getting the following errors: $ rsync -vrtz -vvv --password-file=c:\cygwin\secret --delete /cygdrive/d/Data ...
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529 views

rsync permission problems

First, I know that it was discussed before but I cannot seem to find a reliable solution for this... I have CentOS 5 with Plesk panel on my remote server where I have sites that need to be backed up. ...
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695 views

Looking for suitable backup solution Mac OS X to offsite Centos 6 server 1TB of working data

I'll start by saying what we have in place currently: On site file server (Mac OS X Server) that is used by GFX designers and they have a working 1TB of data. Offsite server with 2TB available ...
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1answer
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How to use rsync to copy images and dir

I am in the middle of merging 2 directories into 1. /competitions/1 /competitions/2 /competitions/3 /gallery/1 /gallery/2 /gallery/3 I want to copy all the files in /competitions to /gallery and ...
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3answers
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Rsync Permissions Problem from One Server to Another - Mkdir Permission denied (13)

I am trying to use rsync to copy a backup folder on a local machine to another machine daily (in case of data loss or accidental deletion). This runs as a cronjob. I just the command rsync -av ...
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654 views

Daily incremental backup + weekly full backup

I have a server with CentOS 5.6, with SVN on it and I would like to take incremental backups of the changes on a daily basis while I take a full backup on a weekly basis. I need to back this up on an ...
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Can I rsync from Putty on windows to my Cent OS server?

I'm a bit new to the command line and UNIX but am finding it hugely useful. Is it possible for me to rsync from putty on my windows 7 machine to my virtual server? If not what are my other command ...
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How do I improve my incremental-backup performance?

I'm currently using the traditional rsync+cp -al method to create incremental/snapshot backups of our server tree. The backups are going onto a pair of eight-disk towers connected to the backup ...
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3answers
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Which method is better for use rsync with? SSH or rsync server?

I'm new with rsync. I'm planing to use it to sync files bettween 3 servers. 2 of them are on Centos and one on Windows. The question is what is the best way to use rsync? With SSH or with rsync ...
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880 views

bash script returns “out of memory” in cron, but not in shell

I'm running a nightly bash script to sync a remote folder (source) with a local folder (target). I've tested this script, based on rsync, and it works fine in a root shell. It takes time since there ...
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321 views

a quick CentOs Repo Question

We have a tons of centos servers and i got tired of updating and connecting to a slow mirror and waiting a long time for updates. So i decided just to create a local repository server. Here is my ...
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lsync, unison or some other inotify auto-syncing tool..?

I have an app farm which generates thumbnails and makes them available to a web server farm using nfs. However the performance is so poor so I am going to make a local copy of the files on each web ...
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Why is the disk space used by the same directory on two CentOS boxes different?

I'm wondering why, when I use rsnapshot to rsync /usr/lib/locate from one machine to another, the output given by 'du' is different? The machines are identical, the OS on both is CentOS 5.3. Here is ...