July 2008

The importance of rsync

What is rsync rsync is a tool commonly found in *nix systems for the synchronization of files across different machines. Put simply, it is a file transfer tool that has various uses. It is commonly used in backup solutions. It is fairly easy to get it working under windows with good results. Why rsync So why rsync? Why not just transfer files via FTP/Samba/NFS every x amount of days? The […]