The source and destination cannot both be remote :-(

Christian Huldt christian at
Fri May 7 12:59:24 MDT 2010

7 maj 2010 kl. 17.43 skrev Michael Renner:

> Moin,
> this is something for the wish list: a 'rsync in the middle' mode. It
> would make sense: rsync is running at a server. Copyying files from  
> one
> maschine to a file server.
> rsync root at client:/var/tmp/in tomcat at fileserver:/opt/
> Would this be possible without breaking the hard link mechanism?

That I have no idea about, but I believe it would double the bandwith  
requirements or half the speed compared to

ssh root at client "rsync /var/tmp/in tomcat at fileserver:/opt/"

It would however be quite useful in some situations...

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