Rsync is a fast and extraordinarily versatile file copying tool. It can copy locally, to/from another host over any remote shell, or to/from a remote rsync daemon

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vagrant ssh - asks for password after adding synced_folder

I can vagrant ssh into my box fine Welcome to Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.16.0-30-generic x86_64) * Documentation: https://help.ubuntu.com/ Last login: Mon Apr 13 13:05:26 2015 from 10.0.2.2 ...
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rsync termiates after a while unexpectedly

I run a rsync command with nohup in ssh session, but after a while it returns this error: rsync error: received SIGINT, SIGTERM, or SIGHUP (code 20) at rsync.c(549) [generator=3.0.9] rsync error: ...
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rsync ionice softraid - limit io locally?

I know this seems to be a recurrent question but it's been troubling for a while now, so if anyone has a brilliant idea please let me know. My Setup OS Debian Wheezy HDDs 2 x 240GB SSD for ...
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How do I prevent rsync failure from breaking my ability to SSH into remote AWS server?

I'm running into this problem where if my rsync to an Amazon CentOS instance breaks mid-transfer (with a Ctrl+C for example), subsequent logins to the server no longer works. The Server just responds ...
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What is a fast, efficient method for threading rsync

I have a single root directory (on a NAS) that I need to backup to another server. The hierarchy of the directory is several layers deep and a majority of the data is composed of extremely large ...
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Solution for file data backup, versioning and replication

We have a growing set of data files (.wav files, image files etc) which are data, i.e not part of the application code - uploaded and modified by users. The number of files is in the 1000s and the ...
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List subfolders somewhere in the path with rsync

I'm developing a program, that will recursively "walk" through Linux repositories, look for PXE-related files and create gPXE configs. I met across a problem with the structure of Ubuntu catalogs on ...
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rsync won't delete file that was deleted on source

I'm using rsnapshot to back up some servers of mine. It works fine, except it won't delete files that have been deleted on the source server. Here is where I give rsnapshot the options to pass along ...
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rsync requires rsync-path when remote rsync is in path

I am quite confused as to why rsync requires --rsync-path flag even when remote rsync is in path. Consider: $ rsync -avze 'ssh -p 22' --delete public/ pmatos@domain.com:~/public_html bash: ...
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Syncrify and empty folders

Perhaps I'm missing something in the configuration, but can anyone tell me how to force Syncrify backup empty folders? It seems if they're empty they don't get created in the backup.
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Simple progress for rsync when piping output to a log file

I ran rsync with nohup and --progress: nohup rsync --progress --[other-options] source destination & tail -f nohup.out When I'm tailing the file, I see the output with a changing last line ...
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Mystic rsync over nfs issue - same error messages but on different files every time

When I try to backup full directories, roughly half of files are copied, other half not. All error messages are all similar - No such file or directory (2) rsync: mkstemp ...
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rsync crashes machine while performing sync on glusterfs mounted share

I am running ubuntu 14.04 as guest inside virtualbox 5.0.3 on OS X. While performing rsync on a glusterfs (3.7.x) mounted share with over 100.000 files, the entire machine crashes. There is one ...
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How can I let rsync display both total and partial progress?

I've found that rsync's total progress is (somewhat) shown with --info=progress2, while partial progress (i.e. the current file) is shown with --info=progress (or -P). Is there a way to show both? ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - rsync corrupting SSH configs/keys?

I have two Ubuntu 14.04 servers S1 (user root) and S2 (user dataman). S1 is responsible for handling file uploads and transferring backups to S2. On S1 I am using PubKey authentication to S2 for ...
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Two allowed paths in rsync command in authorized_keys

I have a question about rsync restriction in authorized_keys command. I need to copy files via rsync from one server to another without prompting password. There is no problem, but I need to specify ...
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rsync daemon without rsyncd.conf

Will rsyncd run without its config file (rsyncd.conf) ? What is its behavior if run this way? Backstory: So, I'm using rsync to backup user directories from (call it) server A, and it's working ...
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Rsync does not delete destination files [rsync protocol / module]

An automatic backup script executes the following rsync command to sync a local directory tree with a remote one: env RSYNC_PASSWORD=$rsync_password rsync -aqrxz --delete --timeout=30 \ ...
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rsync chgrp Failing on NFS

I am trying to set up NFS on two servers to share files. The owner of the files in question have the same UID and GID on NFS Server and each NFS client. The NFS Server is running on Ubuntu 14.04 and ...
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How to mirror an NTFS directory structure in Rsync

Being a Linux tool I'm not sure if this is supported but is it possible to mirror an NTFS file system in it's entirety, including all symlinks? The symlinks must be copied and point to their new ...
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Backup archive format for delta syncing to Dropbox?

On an Amazon EC2 server with Linux AMI, I currently have a daily backup cron job be run: TMP_BACKUP_FILE="/tmp/backup.tar" BACKUP_FILE="/home/ec2-user/Dropbox/Backup/backup.tar" rm -f ...
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Weird permissions getting set on directories after rsync

I've got a drive on a Mac (OSX 10.7.5) that I'm sharing on the LAN. In the system preferences, the share is set so System Administrator has Read & Write access, System Group has Read Only, and ...
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How do I make rsync also check ctime?

rsync detects files modification by comparing size and mtime. However, if for any reason, the mtime is unchanged, rsync won't detect the change, although it's possible to spot it by looking at the ...
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MySQL binlog rsync from tmpfs to HDD causes write slowdown on ramdisk

I have a mysql database server and am testing writing my binlogs to ramdisk to speed some things up. A curious thing happens.. fairly often, I get major job slowdown at the same time the rsync is ...
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Cross machine full backup solutions

I have a fully configured VPS where every service relevant to my customers and to me is provided in abstraction from the underlay hardware; that is: the softwares for webserver, PHP, forums, and every ...
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rsync server, uploaded files permissions incorrect

I'm trying to setup an rsync server on my Ubuntu machine. Transfer from a local PC to the server via rsync does work, but the resultant uploaded files have no r,w or x bits set, e.g. ---------- 1 ...
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DeltaCopy (Rsync for windows) giving an error on task run

I was suggested DeltaCopy to set up a nightly backup between two Windows 2008 R2 servers. After setting up the server side (Amazon EC2 instance where files will be backed to) and setting up the ...
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rsyncd.conf exclude from configuration not working

I'm trying to use a text file to contain the excluded files for the rsyncd daemon. I followed the rsyncd.con manual and put: exclude from = /etc/rsync-exclude.txt But it seems not working. What ...
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rsync create symlink if no referent

I use a directory which contains symlinks to different points (for backup). To make it easy, I have to add a symlink to my backup-directory and it's copied during backup process. This need of course ...
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How to find the bottleneck for slow rsync

I want to find the bottleneck for a slow rsync. I see these parts (on byte flow order): IO on source CPU on source Network CPU on destination IO on destination How can I debug this?
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Synchronize files to webserver by lsyncd

I have two webapp, old one is WS1 and the new version is WS2. Now I want to synchronize pictures/attachments from WS1 to WS2 to keep both running. I found some tools like lsyncd / unison / GlusterFS. ...
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CENTOS 6.5 x86_64 standard rsync filling cached ram while using nocache

What I'm doing: I have mounted a windows share on my server and every five minutes I move a 1.5GB file to it using this command: nocache -n 4 rsync -a -W --bwlimit=20000 /mnt/share /file/location ...
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Unison - Monitor and Sync Remote Directories

I have two OpenSuSE 13.2 servers. I want to sync two folders of the same name in the same location on each server. eg: /home/rocket/files/ I'd like to monitor this folder on each server for any ...
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Rsync from Ubuntu server to mounted NAS - Input/output error (5)

I am trying to rsync some backup files from a ubuntu server into a mounted NAS. All works well except for a big 13GB gz file which shows this error: rsync: close failed on ...
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Rsync daemon : prevent the access of all a subtree except one folder by the rsyncd.conf file?

I got a Linux server on RHEL and i need to synchronize some folders from locals machines on Windows(with cygwin) and on linux via a rsync daemon on the serv. The tree are not set identically on the ...
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Asynchronous file replication over WAN

I need to keep in sync the same directory on 2 linux servers in separate datacenters. The directory contains a lot of user data such as pictures, html, zip, pdf, doc etc. The data size is growing, ...
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rsync incremental file list taking forever

I'm copying from one NAS to another. (Netgear ReadyNAS -> QNAP) i tried Pulling the files by running rsync on the QNAP, and that took forever, so I'm currently trying to push them from the Netgear. ...
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What is the recommended backup strategy for GlusterFS?

I have about 1M files in a GlusterFS with rep 2 on 3 nodes. What would be a recommended automated backup strategy for this setup? I already considered the following: 1) glusterfs snapshots in ...
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rsync: Exclude all, include some and exclude sub-dirs

In the past I had a couple of scripts that used rsync to sync a lot of stuff from remote locations to a local HD. I had it setup in the way that, I created a excluded.txt and included.txt file for ...
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Solaris run rsync after logadm

I'm trying to get this logadm configuration running. '/dir1/*/*/alert*.log' -C 8 -c -s 10m -t '$file_%Y-%m-%d' -z 0 -a '/usr/bin/rsync -qp /dir1/*/*/alert*.gz ...
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Can rsync be made to write to the target of a symlink on the destination?

If I'm rsyncing a directory, like this on the source: foo/ (real dir) bar (real file) and on the destination, bar is actually a symlink to <some other file>, like: foo/ (real dir) bar ...
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prevent rsyslog to duplicate logs

my rsyslog writes on secure and on messages i have this *.info;mail.none;authpriv.none;cron.none /var/log/messages authpriv.* ...
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rsync: --compare-dest on remote folder

I have: DirA (local folder) (/data/*) DirB (local diff folder) (/tmp/diff) DirC (remote folder) user@XX.XX.XX.XX:/data/ DirA is always the most up to date. I rsync from DirA to DirC, but now ...
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rsync: syncing source folders with deletion, leave existing destination folders alone

I am dealing with the following folder structures on both ends of the rsync: Source Controllers Plugins - Plugin1 - Plugin2 - Plugin3 Models Destination Controllers Plugins - Plugin4 - Plugin5 - ...
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rsync copy > server unreacheable

I'm using rsync to copy around 500GB of data (Nexus repositories). The idea is to run it every hour to backup the "delta" and in case of issues we can easily switch the disks. Now, for two days in a ...
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Permissions for copying files between datacenter machines?

I frequently run experiments in EC2 where e.g. I will check out a VM similar to our database and will want to load the production dataset into it for experimentation. I have to copy the dataset onto ...
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Error with cwRsync on Windows 8

I've installed cwRsync on my Windows 8 machine and tried to rsync files to remote server with the following command: rsync rev/ user@ip:~/.tmp --rsh ssh --recursive --delete --delete-excluded ...
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Backup SugarCRM using RSync to copy the backup to new server and keep file permissions and owners in tact when restoring from the backups

Backup SugarCRM using RSync to copy the backup to new server and keep file permissions and owners in tact so a restore will have the correct file permissions and owners when a restore back to the ...
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rsync hanging on local copy

I've inherited a system for moving ("promoting") content from one django instance (staging) to another (production). I'm testing a bit of new functionality in another part of the app, and want to make ...
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What is the best way to backup and restore a CentOS 7 server, using rsnapshot?

I recently made a backup of a CentOS 7 server using rsnapshot - version 1.3.1 and rsync -version 3.0.9 I made a few changes to the rsnapshot.conf file, which are listed below. I uncommented the ...