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asked wget to print errors, but nothing otherwise
Sep
24
comment Speeding up rsync over smb
Thanks Evan, I'll try those recommendations. Regarding NAS' FS, I'm not sure, but I would guess it's ext3.
Sep
24
comment Speeding up rsync over smb
Can it work over SMB instead of SSH?
Sep
24
comment Speeding up rsync over smb
According to how I understand rsync work, it should check the local date and time, the remote date and time and if they match not copy the file. Which means it shouldn't copy 99% of the files, but the fact that it takes more than 12hs for 60GB or so tells me that is either copying everything (which seems to be what you are implying by saying that cp will be faster) or that it is actually checksumming, which means it's not copying everything, but it is downloading everything.
Sep
24
comment Speeding up rsync over smb
The same NAS, the same switch, another computer, running Windows, back up to it, much more information, in under four hours.
Sep
24
comment Speeding up rsync over smb
Evan, give me a couple of minutes to write my comment.
Sep
24
comment Speeding up rsync over smb
I can't run rsync server on the NAS, otherwise I would be doing so. When not using an rsync server, rsync can use the checksum or the size and datetime to find out whether a file changed or not. According to the man page, it'll use the size and datetime by default, but my experience is that it is not doing that and I don't see a way to force it. I only see a way to force checksumming. --checksum: Without this option, rsync uses a "quick check" that (by default) checks if each file's size and time of last modification match between the sender and receiver.
Sep
24
comment Speeding up rsync over smb
Unfortunately, this NAS doesn't have NFS and for now, I'm stuck with it.
Sep
24
revised Who is your favorite VPS Provider?
Expanded the information on Linode, left host-europe to the end, I believe this answer should only talk about Linode.
Sep
24
accepted Can I use a remote user to log in into a remote SQL Server?
Sep
24
asked Speeding up rsync over smb
Sep
24
accepted SMTP server on Windows 7
Sep
24
answered SMTP server on Windows 7
Sep
24
comment SMTP server on Windows 7
That's heavy wait to test my mail-sending application twice, and also, on the production server it'll send through localhost and I need the same on my dev machine.
Sep
12
accepted IIS7 cannot verify access to path
Sep
12
answered IIS7 cannot verify access to path
Sep
12
accepted Automatically sync all zones between BIND 9
Sep
12
answered Automatically sync all zones between BIND 9
Sep
12
revised .NET 3.5, IIS 7, SQL Server 2008 hosting
edited tags
Sep
12
asked SMTP server on Windows 7