rsync to tape

Sudarshan Ramaswamy sudar at synopsys.COM
Wed Aug 8 10:47:28 EST 2001


I could do that anyways.  I  am interested in this option  for the following

1) When I run rsync in cron. It copies the data to a directory. If it can
copy the difference of files regularly to a tape
I could use the disk space on my machine for something else.


Sean Finney wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 07, 2001 at 05:18:40PM -0700, Sudarshan Ramaswamy spoketh:
> > Hi
> >
> > I am new to rsync and I am curious to know If i can rsync to  a tape  .
> > I tried to run rsync
> > as rsync -avz /x y:/dev/rmt/1un
> > It saud that the destination should be a directory.
> how about rsyncing it to a directory and then tarring/dd'ing it to tape?
> --sean

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