"ultimate" backup choice

Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Sat Dec 11 16:10:15 UTC 2010

On Sat, 11 Dec 2010 04:17:46 -0800 (PST), S Mathias <smathias1972 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> each server has a folder.

Allow me a polite sidenote:

Please try to use the correct terminology. Those are called
directories, not "folders".

> i want to backup a folder in "SERVER A".
> are there any backup methods, that meets these two requirements? :
> 1) running from e.g.: a cronjob
> 2) when running, it just checks the folder in "SERVER A"
> and "SERVER B". if a file/folder has been added/removed/
> modified in the "SERVER A"'s folder, then it copies/removes
> it/them to "SERVER B"'s folder.

Maybe cpdup can help here. Anyway, rsync would be a
recommended choice. After installing them, you'll
dinf documentation in "man cpdup" and "man rsync",
/usr/local/share/doc/rsync/ - those are well documented.

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