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Create a mirror of a local folder, on a remote server

Terminal - Create a mirror of a local folder, on a remote server
rsync -e "/usr/bin/ssh -p22" -a --progress --stats --delete -l -z -v -r -p /root/files/ [email protected]_server:/root/files/
2009-02-11 02:44:00
User: storm
Functions: rsync
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Create a mirror of a local folder, on a remote server

Create a exact mirror of the local folder "/root/files", on remote server 'remote_server' using SSH command (listening on port 22)

(all files & folders on destination server/folder will be deleted)

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Terminal - Alternatives

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What others think

I think the extra arguments

-l -r -p

aren't necessary here, because -a equals -rlptgoD

Comment by vizard 391 weeks ago

Much quicker:

rsync -avPi /root/files [email protected]:/root/files
Comment by res0nat0r 388 weeks and 5 days ago

Your point of view

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