which server to make client and which the server for rsync.

Rahul Nabar rpnabar at gmail.com
Sat Jun 20 22:27:14 GMT 2009

I am using rsync to keep a mirror of my 800GB /home (server1). The
backup machine is a separate server (servr2). Currently I am running
rsync daemon on server2 and invoking rsync daily via cron on server2.

Are there design / performance considerations that influence which
machine is made the server and which the client?

Also, Is the rsync daemon the preferred way to o this backup? I can
also cross mount via nfs. Would that help or worsen my performance?

-- Rahul

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