rsync for mailbox backup

Henri Shustak lucid at
Fri Feb 5 07:59:13 MST 2010

> Am using rsync to mirror all mailboxes to a backup server.
> I have configured rsync to run every 1 min. we have around 50 mailboxws for now.

You may want to consider that (depending on the systems) the rsync process may take more than 1 minute to finish. 

Rayn had a good suggestion regarding a loop. An alternative approach would be to consider the use of a lock file.

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