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Re: Moving an extreemly large file system



On 9/16/05, Brian D. McGrew <brian visionpro com> wrote:
> I'm taxed with moving a 200GB filesystem from one server to another.  If
> it wasn't so big I'd think nothing of it and use the told 'tar | rsh'
> trick but I'm a bit concerned since it's over 200GB and 730,000 files.
> 
> Is it safe to use tar or should I use dump or a script and '/bin/cp' or
> what?
> 

rsync -avP -e ssh local_source user new_server:remote_destination/

That will put local_source/ on the new_server in the
remote_destination/ directory.  Man rsync for more details.

-- 
Jiann-Ming Su
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 If I wanted to do that, I'd vote." --Duckman


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