synchronization for many notebooks
matt at mattmccutchen.net
Fri Nov 21 23:42:59 GMT 2008
On Thu, 2008-11-20 at 10:59 -0600, Dan Letkeman wrote:
> I'm wondering if Rsync could be used for the following?
> 500 Notebooks, all users have a local directory where they work on
> files, but they also use other workstations on the network and access
> there files from the server.
> So what I would like to do is have rsync running on the notebooks, but
> syncing the files according to date. Also, is there a way for the
> notebook to "monitor" the local directory so when they save a file on
> there notebook that it gets sent immediately to the mapped drive on
> the server?
Rsync is primarily a one-way copying tool. You would probably be better
served by a two-way synchronization tool such as Unison or, if immediate
updates are important, a full-blown network filesystem.
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