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Date:      Mon, 29 Dec 2003 17:28:44 -0500
From:      Matthew Juszczak <matt@atopia.net>
To:        Dave McCammon <davemac11@yahoo.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Backup Server
Message-ID:  <1072736923.2420.0.camel@prick>
In-Reply-To: <20031229221921.24860.qmail@web41410.mail.yahoo.com>
References:  <20031229221921.24860.qmail@web41410.mail.yahoo.com>

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But there would only be one client .. the machine behind my
firewall...connecting to the two servers, which are publically
available.

-Matt

On Mon, 2003-12-29 at 17:19, Dave McCammon wrote:
> --- Charles Swiger <cswiger@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
> > "server"...
> > 
> > -- 
> > -Chuck
> > 
> 
> 
> 
> install rsync from the ports on all machines
> and on the "clients" do a
> 
> /usr/local/bin/rsync -azRv --delete /etc
> backup_server:/backup/
> 
> (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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