[ILUG] Re: [Q] Transferring c.200GiB via net,
preserving attributes... How?
anders.holm at sysadmin.ie
Thu Apr 5 15:45:19 IST 2012
On 05/04/12 15:35, Brian Foster wrote:
> Another person (not posted to the list?) suggests:
Ooopps! That was me, my bad.
>> Yes, rsync is probably your handiest bet here. I tend to "pull" when
>> I do this, though I don't think that matters too much... You can run
>> it as root, or tunnel it through ssh
>> ( -e ssh root at old:/path/to/files /path/to/dest) ...
> What would be the point of tunneling through ssh ?
> Apologies if that's a silly question....
> ( In thinking about it — assume pulling — that would
> seem to handle the authentication puzzle on Old. )
Locally on your own network? Not much. Across any less secure network it
can become useful though, as well, you can make use of ssh key auth, if
> Obviously I need to experiment a bit, since I'm also
> obviously out of my comfort zone here.... ;-\
Have fun! Really, your on the right track, just be cautious with
"--delete" ... *cough* ...
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