Linux and "offline folders"

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at gmail.com
Mon Jan 12 11:55:56 UTC 2009


Lindsay Mathieson wrote:
> On Mon, 12 Jan 2009 08:37:45 pm O. Sinclair wrote:
>  > I get a problem with this part, taken from rsync man page:
>  > "Note that rsync must be installed on both the source and destination
>  > machines"
> 
> 
> I thinks that's only if you're trying to talk to a rsync server or via 
> ssh. If the 2003 server exposes a windows share and the linux pc has it 
> mounted you should be able to do the following:
> 
> 
> rsync -a /home/mydir /media/server2003/itsdir
> 
You are right, I am working on it. "Only" problem now is that I normally
do not automount the samba/win shares but rather use smb4K for the users
to connect -  they just get headaches while travelling otherwise, error
messages from failed mounts





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