rsync as a backup solution

John Madden jmadden at
Tue May 7 17:05:53 EST 2002

> I must confirm. I'm currently using rsync to backup several Gb of
> dynamic files every night. It works. It just prints a message to stderr
> for unreadable files (those who were moved/deleted between the file
> list creation and the real file copy). I get the backup report on my
> email every day and I have no problem related to rsync.

Alrighty then - I'll be giving it another try... :)


John Madden
UNIX Systems Engineer
Ivy Tech State College
jmadden at

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