[CentOS] restoring using rysnc

Joseph L. Casale jcasale at activenetwerx.com
Thu Dec 31 23:09:14 UTC 2009

>My backup server (B) has a /backup/home and I'd like to restore /backup/home/userX to /home/userX in my server A
>I am trying to do with in the server where I want to restore.
>rsync -e ssh -avzp -R --exclude "*.journal" backup_server:/backup/home/userX/ /home/userX
>But it is creating a /home/userX/backup/home/userX
>What am I doing wrong?

Trailing slashes & `-R`... Rather than repeat what smarter folk wrote better than I,
type man rsync, then `/trailing` and give it a look. Then catch the relative part
for -R.

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