davemac11 at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 29 14:19:24 PST 2003
--- Charles Swiger <cswiger at mac.com> wrote:
> On Dec 29, 2003, at 3:21 PM, Matthew Juszczak wrote:
> > With rsync, it appears that my machine would need
> to run the server
> > software, and the two servers would run clients.
> That just wouldn't
> > work.
> While one can run rsync as a daemon (which might not
> be suitable for
> your purposes given what you've said), it's also
> possible to invoke
> rsync via SSH from either the "client" or the
install rsync from the ports on all machines
and on the "clients" do a
/usr/local/bin/rsync -azRv --delete /etc
(modify command to your needs..see man rsync)
in a cron job or from command line. This command will
use rsync-over-ssh from the "client" to the
"backup_server". It will ask for a password unless you
set up keys for auto-login with ssh.
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