Feature request, or HowTo? State-full resume rsync transfer
ms at citd.de
Tue Jul 12 11:13:21 MDT 2011
On 12.07.2011 11:10, Donald Pearson wrote:
A 'trick' i personally use for an unreliable connection is an
Altough any VPN-solution should to the trick.
That way the connection between the two rsync-halvs isn't directly tied
to the internet-connection.
In my case that means that when the internet-connection drops the
OpenSSH-Tunnel 'dies' (Assured/Expided by a relative low
'ServerAliveInterval' & 'ClientAliveInterval') but as the rsync
connection isn't directly tied to the internet-conncetion, Linux keeps
that connction 'hanging'. After reconnecting the OpenSSH-Tunnel the
rsync connection resumes when Linux realizes that the destination can be
This also abstracts away problems with Dynamic-IPs.
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More information about the rsync