Data Pull Vs Push

Ido Magal ido at
Mon Jan 16 16:06:29 MST 2012

As an aside and of possible value to others that want a push (over
ssh) backup system that's comparable to rsnapshot, I wrote my own:


> Q:      Can I set the snapshot_root to a remote SSH path? I want to push
> my backups to a remote server, rather than pull them from a remote server.
> A:
> Rsnapshot does not support a remote snapshot root via SSH. However you
> should be able to use a remote snapshot root that is NFS mounted on
> the machine that runs rsnapshot but hosted on another machine (NFS
> server).

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