[CentOS] remote tar via ssh

Indunil Jayasooriya indunil75 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 29 04:32:38 UTC 2007


try this,

/usr/bin/rsync -avz root at 192.168.0.22/var/spool/mail/ /var/spool/mail/

this says you rsync to machien 192.168.0.22 from your loacl box and copy
/var/spool/mail of remote box(192.168.0.22)  to /var/spool/mail/ of local
box.



On 9/29/07, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> ann kok wrote:
> > Hi Les
> >
> > I am trying to use rsync
> >
> > 1/ Are both machine to have rsync installed?
>
> Yes, and the remote side needs ssh access.
>
>
> > 2/ machine A#rsync -essh machineB:/ .
> > I try this command but what wrong I am
> >
> > rsync -essh root at machineB:/ .
> > skipping directory /.
> > client: nothing to do: perhaps you need to specify
> > some filenames or the --recursive option?
> >
>
> Sorry - the command should really be more like:
> rsync -essh -av root at machineB:/ .
>
> If you specify a directory as the target, you must specify recursive
> also, but '-a' is a special option that includes many of the other
> options, including recursion.   You probably also want --one-file-system
>   or some --excludes to avoid taking /proc, though.
>
> --
>    Les Mikesell
>     lesmikesell at gmail.com
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Thank you
Indunil Jayasooriya
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