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Sat Jul 23 13:28:56 GMT 2005
On Saturday 23 Jul 2005 13:40, livau at gmx.net wrote:
> Hi there,
> I set up my company's back up server using rsync.
> And I've got a strange problem. I searched in the archives of this
> list, but
> none of them seems not giving me an idea to solve the problem.
> If anyone can help, it would be grateful.
> I'm using cron by a user (non wheel/admin) to rsync everyday during
> the night.
> The cron is set in the server to transfer the backing-up directories
> to a remote server.
> My shell script is as follows.
> I make up the proper command by the script. The user is authenticated
> by RSA non password.
> The problem is,
> I can run successfully with the command, which was produced by the
> script, from the command line.
> But if I run this script from cron or run this script on command
> line, link_stat error occurs.
> The directory /home/auser/ is the current directory when the command
> is run.
> How can I get rid of that?
> I tried "::" instead of single colon.
> I don't use rsyncd.conf file, because I think it runs as non daemon
> This is a single command for back-up:
> rsync -auzv -e ssh --delete --exclude=".*" --exclude="~*"
> /work/data my.remote.domain:/ftproot/friday >> friday.log
try user at my.remote.domain
and cd /home/auser or put the full path in, if it isn't already
> Any comment would be appreciated.
> A. Uchida
> Error message:
> > rsync: link_stat "/home/auser/my.remote.domain:/ftproot/friday"
> > failed: No such file or directory (2)
> > rsync: link_stat "/home/auser/>>" failed: No such file or directory
> > (2)
> > done
> > ERROR: destination must be a directory when copying more than 1 file
> > rsync error: errors selecting input/output files, dirs (code 3) at
> > main.c(412)
> > rsync: connection unexpectedly closed (8 bytes received so far)
> > [sender]
> > rsync error: error in rsync protocol data stream (code 12) at io.c
> > (434)
> my script;
> > #!/bin/sh
> > bDir="/work/data"
> > rSvr="my.remote.domain"
> > rDir="/ftproot/"
> > attr="-auzv -e ssh --delete --exclude=\".*\" --exclude=\"~*\""
> > case `date +%a` in
> > Mon)
> > tDay="sunday"
> > yDay="saturday";;
> > Tue)
> > tDay="monday"
> > yDay="friday";;
> > Wed)
> > tDay="tuesday"
> > yDay="monday";;
> > Thu)
> > tDay="wednesday"
> > yDay="tuesday";;
> > Fri)
> > tDay="thursday"
> > yDay="wednesday";;
> > Sat)
> > tDay="friday"
> > yDay="thursday";;
> > Sun)
> > tDay="saturday"
> > yDay="friday";;
> > esac
> > sufx=">> $tDay.log"
> > #command="rsync $attr $bDir $rSvr:$rDir$tDay $sufx 2>&1"
> > echo `date` > $tDay.log
> > if test $tDay != "saturday" && test $tDay != "sunday"; then
> > rsync $attr $bDir $rSvr:$rDir$tDay $sufx
> > else
> > echo not on duty in a weekend >> $tDay.log
> > fi
> > echo `date` >> $tDay.log
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