[CentOS] rsync and users

Mon Apr 10 17:38:26 UTC 2006
Andy Green <andy at warmcat.com>

Todd Cary wrote:

> /usr/bin/rsync -av -e ssh /home/
> My question is what would happen if the users were not on the backup 
> server?

I should think you'll just get their UID shown instead, eg, 500:500

> Is there anyway to have the users automatically inserted into passwd and 
> group?

Don't think so, but you can cut and paste from those files.  Or include 
them in your rsync'd files if the two servers are really similar.


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