rsync over smb share
StuartH at ecs-tech.com
Thu Jan 11 13:37:07 GMT 2007
I didn't realise your computers was so badly out of time sync.
I keep mine within 2 secs of each other.
Don't you NTP them?
Some people in timezones use --modify-window=3601
From: Robert Fitzpatrick <lists at webtent.net>
To: rsync at lists.samba.org
Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2007 17:23:35 -0500
Subject: Re: rsync over smb share
> > > I have a FreeBSD unix server that I want to backup to a USB drive
> > > attached to a Windows 2000 server. I mount the smb share on the
> > > server and then try to rsync from the source directory to the
> > > directory, but it syncs all files every time. Can someone suggest
> > > this should work and what my problem may be?
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> On Tue, 2007-01-09 at 10:39 +0000, Stuart Halliday wrote:
> > You need to make allowances for the 2 different time systems.
> > Put this in the Rsync line --modify-window=3
> Thanks, but no help, I even set it as high as 100 and still syncs all
> files every time. I compared the time on both server, the Unix box
> rsync is running the following command is 17:20:38 while the Windows
> 2000 server is 5:17:30 PM. I'm sure I can get them in sync, but
> the --modify-window suggestion take care of this?
> rsync -aze ssh --progress --stats --modify-window=100 /path/to/source
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