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Re: SFTP->RPUT Crashes

by oko1 (Deacon)
on Feb 18, 2012 at 21:47 UTC ( #954810=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to SFTP->RPUT Crashes

I'm with JavaFan on this one; stick with 'rsync'. Unison is more of a distributed filesystem (although they claim otherwise) - and pretty much runs on 'rsync' anyway. It also requires a good bit of configuration. With 'rsync', simply launching it from the command line with reasonable options will do everything you need. E.g., something like this:

rsync -av -e "ssh -l ssh-user" /source host:/dest

It can do updates (I love that capability...) as well as full backups, progress bars, comparisons between file sets, etc. One of the most useful programs ever, IMO.

-- 
I hate storms, but calms undermine my spirits.
 -- Bernard Moitessier, "The Long Way"


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