Intermittent rsync Issues

Paul Slootman paul+rsync at
Thu Sep 16 07:56:35 MDT 2010

On Thu 16 Sep 2010, Mac User FR wrote:

> I read somewhere that the ssh connection was stronger than rsync one
> in unstable networks. And effectively, if I run rsync via ssh ( -e
> option), the transfer happen without errors, on the same computer
> using the same networking setup.

I wouldn't be surprised that the extra overhead related to ssh slows the
transfer sufficiently to make a flakey network connection not give up.
Perhaps try rate-limiting the rsync transfer.


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