[CentOS] copy

Tom Brown tom at ng23.net
Mon Jul 21 15:20:47 UTC 2008

> I want to copy all the following files/folder/subfolders under 
> /usr/local/apache/htdocs to a remote server within this directory 
> /var/www/html/
> Am I correct with this command, or far away offff
> tar zcvf -  /usr/local/apache/htdocs | ssh root at 
> <mailto:root at> "cat > /var/www/html/htdocs.tar.gz"
> Thanks

rsync over ssh is good for network copies as it preserves permissions 
nicely if you ask it

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