[Techtalk] differential backups...

jas at spamcop.net jas at spamcop.net
Mon Aug 25 11:48:21 EST 2003

Quoting Walt <pippin at freeshell.org>:

> I'm using a 240 gb IDE array as a weekly backup to a
> scsi array. So, I copied over everything the first time.
> Now, how can I copy over again but only the updated
> or new files? Is it possible to do this simply?

rsync is probably the tool you're after. Set up an rsync server on one machine 
(probably the IDE one), then run rsync as a client on the other machine.


Your situation is, AFAICS, exactly the scenario described on the Examples page 
of that site?


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