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Re: OT: seeking advice on sync'ing remote filesystems
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: OT: seeking advice on sync'ing remote filesystems
- From: Greg Thomas <getbsd_(_at_)_dslextreme_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2004 22:11:53 -0700
On Jun 29, 2004, at 9:50 PM, Richard P. Koett wrote:
This may or may not be an OpenBSD question. I am seeking any advice
people on the list care to offer.
A server in one city is to be kept in sync with a spare server at
Syncing what? Files? Memory?
I have tried to research this on Google and so far turned up:
(a) many solutions for MS-Windows
(b) many solutions using specialized appliances
(c) many references to rsync.
I could be wrong but my impression in reading about rsync is that it's
intended more as a sophisticated replacement for rcp than for
real-time filesystem sychronization.
rsync will probably do just fine.
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