March 9

Rsync (Remote Sync)

Basic syntax of rsync command

# rsync options source destination

Some common options used with rsync commands

-v : verbose

-r : copies data recursively (but don’t preserve timestamps and permission while transferring data

-a : archive mode, archive mode allows copying files recursively and it also preserves symbolic links, file permissions, user & group ownerships and timestamps

-z : compress file data

-h : human-readable, output numbers in a human-readable format

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