Data Pull Vs Push

L. V. Lammert lvl at
Mon Jan 16 07:55:58 MST 2012

On Mon, 16 Jan 2012, Satish Shukla wrote:

> b)      pulling  the data from source to destination   ( i.e. running
> rsync from destination machine)
The main reason to pull is with hard linking of the saved files, e.g.
rsnapshot - only possible with a pull operation. Security is also a little
better, as you have a single authorized command key on the remote machine
so the backup machine can be secured better (behind a firewall).


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