Data Pull Vs Push
kmk at sanitarium.net
Mon Jan 16 13:03:03 MST 2012
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Actually, rsync is completely capable of doing hard links
(--link-dest) in push or pull mode. It is rsnapshot that artificially
imposes that limitation to rsync.
On 01/16/12 09:55, L. V. Lammert wrote:
> 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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