trying to backup entire server using rsync

Paul Slootman paul at
Thu Feb 24 17:19:59 GMT 2005

On Thu 24 Feb 2005, chris allen wrote:

> ok, thanks so far now it seems to do nothing at all
> rsync -qzaH "-e ssh" --exclude=/proc/* --exclude=/tmp/* 
> --exclude=/lost+found/* backup at
> backup at's password:
> -bash-2.05b#
> i think i am missing to tell it what to include.

What I'm missing is either the source dir to backup, or the

If you're backing up FROM, then you need a destination
dir at the end.

If you're backing up TO, then you need a source dir
before the "backup at".

Paul Slootman

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