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  1. #1

    rsync assistance

    Ok here we go.

    I have mounted remote drives and I am trying to get rsync to just sync certain directories within these mounted folders.


    Inside these mounted drives I have a folder called DR
    user(at)machine# pwd

    Im trying to just sync /mnt/prodnas02/*/DR/*

    What Im trying to use is ..
    rsync -rhu --progress --include-from=/root/rsync-include/drfolders --log-file=/var/log/copy.log /mnt/prodnas02 /mnt/backup01/

    within my drfolders file I have something like

    I've tried several different lines and include or exclude lines but for some reason I am truley missing something.

    Any assistance with the syntax would be great.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveMosher View Post
    Any assistance with the syntax would be great.
    I'm learning to use rsync myself

    Here is the best example file that I've found:
    excluding directories from rsync

    To understand the patterns, read this:
    rsync MAN Page

    For the man page on patterns:

    (scroll down to "INCLUDE/EXCLUDE PATTERN RULES")

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