rsync to multiple destinations

Henri Shustak henri.shustak at
Sun Feb 1 17:25:22 MST 2015

>> I am looking for a way to start one rsync command with multiple destinations.
>> My use case:
>> I have one (slow) usb drive which should be synced to two other
>> harddrives. It would be great if rsync could read one file which is to
>> be copied to both hard drives only once, so the slow usb connection is
>> used more efficiently.

Just a thought, you could rsync to faster local storage and then distribute to the other locations from there. This would result in a single slow read from the slow USB drive. 

Another thought, perhaps you could replace the slow USB drive altogether with a low cost upgrade?

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