Run rsync through intermediary server with SSH
Jeroen van der Vegt
jeroen.van.der.vegt at technolution.eu
Tue Dec 9 08:10:29 GMT 2008
You could setup SSH port forwarding to forward the rsync commands to your
remote servers, then you'll be sure rsync fails when ssh is killed. The
commands should be something like this:
ssh gsync at cppdf -L 10000:sr-pdf:873 &
rsync gsync at localhost --port 10000
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: rsync-bounces+jeroen.van.der.vegt=technolution.nl at lists.samba.org
> [mailto:rsync-bounces+jeroen.van.der.vegt=technolution.nl at lists.samba.org]
> On Behalf Of Jimmie Fulton
> Sent: dinsdag 9 december 2008 3:15
> To: rsync at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Run rsync through intermediary server with SSH
> I'm using rsync, ssh, and cron glued together with Python as a
> push-based synchronization system. From a single location, I push
> content out to various offices. I log stdout/stderr on the master
> server to make sure everything is running smoothly.
> I would now like for some of our "regional hubs" to take on some of the
> load (bandwidth-wise), while still retaining my centralized master for
> command execution and logging. So far, I simply send the desired rsync
> command as a remote ssh command. It looks like this:
> ssh gsync at cppdf "rsync -ritzOK --delete-after --timeout=600 --progress
> --stats --verbose --bwlimit='350'
> --exclude-from='/home/gsync/.gsync/config/office-filters/sr' --filter='.
> /home/gsync/.gsync/config/general-filters/junk' --filter=':-
> gsync-filter' '/s/cad/Revit/' gsync at sr-pdf:'\"/s/cad/Revit\"'"
> The idea is that I can push to our regional offices, and then have them
> push to their near-by peers using their own bandwidth, yet still collect
> output at the master.
> The only problem I'm running into is this: if I kill the ssh session on
> the master, the remote rsync process continues to run on the
> intermediary server to the final destination. This can lead to multiple
> rsync jobs running from the intermediary to the same destination server,
> flooding it. I'm having difficulty figuring out what the appropriate
> mojo is to ensure that the rsync jobs die with the ssh connections.
> Hope this is clear. Any advice?
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