[ubuntu-uk] Using Rsync to a remote computer
bytesoup at gmail.com
Wed Aug 4 14:23:17 BST 2010
On 04/08/10 12:28, Colin Law wrote:
> On 4 August 2010 12:23, Gordon Burgess-Parker<gordon at gbpcomputing.co.uk> wrote:
>> Is it possible to use rsync to a folder on a remote computer?
>> If so what's the syntax?
> user at server:folder/folder/..
Assuming the remote machine is running linux, then you should also be
able to use the -a option (which incorporates a few common used
options). If your remote machine is a windows box, im not sure it will work.
Slightly off topic but might be useful to you, I had a external HDD, it
came formatted with the FAT filesystem, however I had murders getting
all files to rsync from my Ubuntu machine, it didnt like preserving
user, groups and soft links etc. I reformatted the drive to ext4 and it
worked a charm.
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