[kwlug-disc] big backup?

Andrew Mercer andrew at andrewmercer.net
Wed Mar 6 10:01:50 EST 2013

I believe if an rsync processes is killed it will pick up where it left 
the next time the command is run again, but you may want to use the 
--partial option.  You could also suspend the running job into the 
background (ctrl+z) and resume it the next night with fg (run the 'jobs' 
command to see your suspended job).

On 2013-03-06 09:53, Joe Wennechuk wrote:
> I have to do some remote backups some are around 220 Gb. How would I
> rsync them over consecutive nights from 8pm - 6am.
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Andrew Mercer
Kitchener, ON


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