best way to mirror (not backup)
Mon, 05 Aug 2002 16:27:32 -0600
Just use rsync,
Univeristy of Colorado
> Hi all,
> I have been using rdiff-backup to backup servers now
> for a month or so (works great!).
> However, I currently need to mirror one server to
> another (we are removing the old server and I need to
> copy all of /home/* over).
> I plan to do a complete mirror and then right before
> the move do another mirror to get to get the latest
> changes to the disk.
> My question is this:
> Can anyone recommend the best command-line to do this?
> Would it be best to just do a backup and then delete
> the rdiff-backup-data dir right before I make the new
> server live?
> Does anyone have any advice or know of any gotcha's I
> should watch out for. I'd like the new servers home
> dirs to look as identical to the old ones as possible.
> I want to avoid a bunch of question about why there
> are extra files in their dir, etc. if rdiff-backup
> leaves some extra files around.
> [again please note: I'm being a bit lazy not looking
> this up for myself - feel free to ignore - I'm just
> hoping that perhaps someone has already done this and
> is in a talkative mood to discuss the issue]
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Resolved: by weberr Mon Aug 5 16:26:10 2002