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Questions tagged [rsync]

Use this tag when the topic is about the rsync smart copy program which is commonly used for backups.

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Backup RPI to a Linux Machine via ssh

How to backup my RPI and keep it up to date without needing to create an image with dd. I want to do it from a linux machine via ssh. With the backup I want to be able 1) to restore the system on ...
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Restore backup failed (using rsync)

I backuped my RPI following goldilock's answer (Can a Raspberry Pi be used to create a backup of itself?). Running this: rsync -axHv --delete --exclude-from=rsync-exclude.txt --rsh="ssh" root@...
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Rsync freezing when trying to backup

I have been looking at other threads. Some have said the problem is a permission issue, and some have said it hasn't been solved. I am using rsync to backup to a USB drive. When I insert the usb drive,...
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why rsync speed slows down as the transfer progresses?

whenever I am doing rsync of large files , I noticed the rate of transfer goes down as it reaches transfer completion. why does it happen ? when I start it always start with 10Mb/s.
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Updating my application across thousands of nodes. What are the standard tools/procedures?

Are there any standard practice/procedures/tools to perform a software update (OTA) of my c++ application across thousands of battery powered IoT nodes. I don't want to reinvent something, and ...
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Files integrity is occasionally compromised after being transferred via Wifi / ssh with with scp and rsync

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 that I use as a media server (with Plex). The RPi3 is connected to my home LAN both via WiFi and via Ethernet cable. I use the WiFi to transfer files from my laptop to the RPi3 ...
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SSH connection from Raspberry Pi to windows not working

I want to make Sync a folder in windows to raspberry pi, which is connected via ethernet cable. I could write a program in windows to perform this operation and it executes well. But I dont want to ...
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rsync always causes remote source raspberry to freeze

When I pass an rsync command from the destination machine (WDMyCloud NAS), rsyncing causes the raspberry used as source to freeze before finishing first (or maybe sometimes second, I don't know for ...
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Restoring a Raspbian system with an rsync ssh backup: permissions at backup time

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 running Raspbian Jessie. It is being used as a reverse proxy for my various self-hosted services, it is running openHAB, it is my mosquitto server, etc. I would like to create ...
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How to fix rsync dominating my network and stopping at /var/log/kern.log to transfer a LOT of data?

rsync is working great, with the proper exclusions so it can be run from my Raspbian systems that are on 24x7. But it thinks it is the only program on the network and tries to take over. Of course, ...
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Would Raspbian break if the extraneous locales were deleted from /usr/share/locales?

Rsync spends a lot of time (and bandwidth) backing up all the extraneous locales when a full system backup is performed. It takes up a lot of disk space for features that will never be used on this ...