[Samba] Mirroring

Rodríguez Ronald rrodriguez at ocp-ec.com
Wed Feb 27 11:17:03 GMT 2002

Try using rsync command


-----Original Message-----
From: Jeremy Allison [mailto:jra at samba.org]
Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2002 12:55 PM
To: Mike Westkamper
Cc: samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: [Samba] Mirroring

On Wed, Feb 27, 2002 at 12:41:18PM -0500, Mike Westkamper wrote:
> I have been running Samba for several years, in some pretty crazy
> configurations. By in large it has worked extremely well. My company
> adopted it as our primary server and we have delivered several systems
> Linux/Samba are at the core.
> I'm trying to address a new opportunity. The user wants to keep an NT
> as the Golden Copy and have many mirrors that actually serve the
files. Only
> the chosen few can update the NT server while a lot of folks will
access the
> Linux/Samba servers. I question the rationale, however the school's
> administration is certain this is the way they want it.
> I have it working using smbclient periodically copying the respective
> to the Linux/Samba servers.
> Here then is my question...
> Is there a way to selectively copy only those files which are new or
> changed? The NT server changes less that 5% a day yet I am copying
100% of
> the files.
> Thanks in advance for any suggestions...

You're in luck...... www.rsync.org

(Also written by Andrew Tridgell :-).


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