rsync between NFS servers -

Bob Goodwin - Zuni, Virginia, USA bobgoodwin at
Wed Mar 13 17:56:01 UTC 2013

On 13/03/13 12:54, Rick Stevens wrote:
> On 03/13/2013 09:45 AM, Bob Goodwin - Zuni, Virginia, USA issued this 
> missive:
>> On 13/03/13 10:46, Tom Horsley wrote:
>>> Well, the best thing to do is not get NFS involved at all, do the
>>> rsync directly between the machines hosting the different directories.
> I concur. NFS puts certain restrictions on things that you may not want
> and NFS is not the fastest protocol to use--especially if you're writing
> to the NFS server.
>> Those servers don't normally have keyboards or displays. I can always
>> deal with that but don't want to do it often. What I really need is a
>> script that I could start via ssh, probably on box8 the source, that
>> would rsync box48 to it.
> Try to set up rsync daemons on the various boxes (man rsyncd.conf).
> Set up "hosts allow" and "hosts deny" options for the various modules
> (directories) you want involved to restrict rsync access. You can also
> set up user/password stuff and either have rsync run in daemon mode or
> from xinetd. We use it a TON.

Ok, I'll see if I can implement something like that.

Thank you,



box10   Fedora-18 XFCE Linux

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