newbie question about using rsync for backups
ryan at inness.org
Tue Apr 27 02:42:46 GMT 2004
I'm wanting to make weekly backups of host qin to host elijah. I set a
crontab to run a script that effectually executes this rsync command:
rsync -ave ssh --exclude-from=excludes.txt --delete /
host qin is running gentoo linux with rsync version 2.5.6.
host elijah is running debian linux (stable) with rsync version 2.5.7.
the excludes.txt file looks like this:
I pieced this together from bits I read in different emails in the list
Basically, I want to have a fully functional system should host qin
suffer complete system failure by moving the entire directory structure
back to a hard drive on qin.
Since I'm new to rsync, can somebody tell me if I'm doing this right?
I'd hate to find out that I wasn't making proper backups after the
More information about the rsync