Dmitriy Kirhlarov dkirhlarov at
Fri Mar 31 18:38:10 UTC 2006

On Fri, Mar 31, 2006 at 07:01:10PM +0100, Brian Doherty wrote:
> Firstly let me say that I'm not sure if this is the right list to post to,
> so if I am incorrect I apologise. Also if there is a better list for me to
> post to, please direct me to it.
> I have built a redundant freeBSD box for my mail server, and for my
> webserver, and am putting the redundant boxes in a different geographic
> location. I am looking for a way to backup the relevant data on the current
> mail and webservers to the new redundant boxes every night. I could use scp
> and do a full backup every night but I remember hearing of a piece of bsd
> software that can compare the two file systems and just copy the changes.
> This would dramatically cut down on the traffic across the link between the
> machines.
> Is there a tried and trusted method of doing this?

rsync, unison

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