newbie: data size over the network

Ben Escoto
Thu, 12 Sep 2002 15:15:41 -0700

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>>>>> "Alan" == alan  <>
>>>>> wrote the following on Thu, 12 Sep 2002 10:34:04 -0700

  Alan> Silly newbie question... is the 'changedmirrorsize' the action
  Alan> amount of data that passed across the network?  I'm trying out
  Alan> rdiff backup because the bandwidth use of my previous tar/scp
  Alan> solution was getting out of hand.

  Alan> If changedmirrorsize is not the amount of data across the
  Alan> pipe, is there any way to figure this out with rdiff-backup?

See FAQ question 8 for a description of the various fields.
rdiff-backup doesn't keep track of the data coming over the pipe, but
IncrementFileSize may approximate it (or may not).

Ben Escoto

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