[CentOS] Moving files to new server

lnthai2002 at aim.com lnthai2002 at aim.com
Sun Mar 5 15:22:26 UTC 2006

-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Mauritz <chrism at imntv.com>
To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
Sent: Sun, 05 Mar 2006 10:07:35 -0500
Subject: Re: [CentOS] Moving files to new server

  Thomas E Dukes wrote:
 > Hello,
  > I am getting a new computer and am going to need to move the files 
from the
 > old to the new. What is the best way to do this?
  > Should I install CentOS from scratch on the new computer then move 
  > directories I need? How do I maintain permissions if this is the 
best way?
  If you have the luxury of having both machines online at the same 
time, why not just use the easy way out and use rsync? Or as someone 
else suggested, you could physically attach the new drive to the old 
computer and copy the data to to it with any number of tools 
Wow, i never heard about rsync. What's that?
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