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Re: perlmonk.org Out(r)age Issues

by smitz (Chaplain)
on Dec 06, 2005 at 12:26 UTC ( [id://514421]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to perlmonk.org Out(r)age Issues

Irrecoverable data? Noooooooooo!!!!!!!
If I have a few folders on a machine (such as perlmonk.org), is there a best method for backing up the data remotely? You can tell I don't use *nix much :)
(Obviously I can go in manually and ftp the data out, but I have a feeling there is a cleaner way of doing this.)

Thanks,
smitz

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Re^2: perlmonk.org Out(r)age Issues
by jkva (Chaplain) on Dec 06, 2005 at 13:08 UTC

    smitz,

    rsync is a wonderful utility to achieve such. I do not know if perlmonk.org supports it though, or the machine you want to backup to. They have to be running a rsync deamon at their eind (iirc).

    Good luck,

    Detonite

      You don't really need an rsync daemon. You can rsync via ssh or *shudder* rsh.

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