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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. Example: /mnt/bkmasterbackup1 /mnt/bkmasterbackup2 /mnt/bkmediabackup1 /mnt/prodnas02 ...
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- 09-18-2009 #1
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- Sep 2009
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
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.
- 12-18-2009 #2
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- Dec 2009
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")