Help: rsync queries
chuckw at quantumlinux.com
Sat Jul 17 06:22:26 GMT 2004
On Fri, 16 Jul 2004, Swapnil wrote:
> 1. I want to know whether rsync server and client are available for
> * Novell servers
> * Windows 2003
> * Windows 2000 server
> * Windows NT
> * Windows XP
> * Xservers
> * Mac OS X
> * Mac OS 9
I am unaware about Novell, but I do know that you can run rsync under
Windows by using Cygwin. As for Mac OS X, it's Unix based, so grab the
source and compile. I am unsure about Mac OS 9.
> 5. I want to know If rsync Server is receiving the data of around 1 GB
> every day what is harware configuration recommended for the better
We maintain just under 1TB per server with 20 or 30 backup targets and
don't see the load average (admittedly a poor measure of performance)
> 7. For backing data across different clients on different platform (as
> I mentioned earlier) do we need data to be backup should be availble on
> shares(NFS/CIFS) ? or what rsync supports ?
There are some weird hang bugs during certain scenarios when backing up
a Windows client to a Linux server. We found (and so have others) that
using a push, rather than a pull seems to clear up the problem.
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