rsync ok with open files?
petermatulis at yahoo.ca
Wed May 10 20:30:55 GMT 2006
--- Tony Abernethy <tony at servacorp.com> wrote:
> Fundamental difference between unix and windows.
> Windows locks against simultaneous whatever.
> Unix assumes you know what you're doing.
> Unix allows deleting a file while someone is writing to it.
> Also, you will likely need to stop BOTH outlooks.
> There's usually one running that you do not see.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: rsync-bounces+tony=servacorp.com at lists.samba.org
> > [mailto:rsync-bounces+tony=servacorp.com at lists.samba.org]On Behalf
> > Tevfik Karagï¿½lle
> > Sent: Wednesday, May 10, 2006 2:34 PM
> > To: 'Peter'; 'rsync'
> > Subject: RE: rsync ok with open files?
> > AFAIK, rsync cannot copy open files. Outlook must be stopped in
> your case.
> > Rgrds Tev
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: rsync-bounces+tevfik=itefix.no at lists.samba.org
> > > [mailto:rsync-bounces+tevfik=itefix.no at lists.samba.org] On
> > > Behalf Of Peter
> > > Sent: Wednesday, May 10, 2006 6:06 PM
> > > To: rsync
> > > Subject: rsync ok with open files?
> > >
> > > Hi gang. I am synchronizing Windows machines
> > > (cwRsync/cygwin) with FreeBSD server. A batch file is used
> > > to initiate the process (shell invoked rsync daemon). My
> > > question is whether I need to tell my users to close any
> > > affected applications (ex: Outlook; I am synchronizing the
> > > outlook.pst file) during the procedure?
> > > Peter
Thanks Tony. I'll have my users shut off their apps when they perform
the backup. And I'll keep my eye out for the second Outlook.
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