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

Hendrik Visage hvjunk at gmail.com
Sun Jun 21 00:35:45 GMT 2009

On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 11:27 PM, Rahul Nabar <rpnabar at gmail.com> wrote:

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

benchmark it ;)

> 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?

The NFS mechanism I've found to be slower than the rsyncd method.
Another to consider might be the ssh/rsh, but then the ssh might impact the
transfer speeds.
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