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Re: to mirror or not to mirror



On Sun, 27 Dec 1998, Marco Frattola wrote:

> i'd like to ask the nice debianers about mirror like programs. i need to
> keep in sync two linux (debian of course) servers. they both share many
> files to windows clients thru samba. one of the two server (call it the
> master) periodically receive new files, scattered in many dirs. the second
> server (call it the slave) has to catch up. they're connected via an ISDN line
> and i thought they could synchronize during night hours, where telco bill
> is cheaper. but i never played with mirror, nor i know of any alternative,
> and i'd like to get advice from those who have already played with such
> toys.
> i could also write some ad-hoc sh/perl thing, but i'd rather not reinvent
> the wheel ..

Hi,

What I use is mirrordir (avail.as a .deb package.). Easy to use and
supports the usual stuff like auto resume, symlink support, etc.

Works great especially if you team it with cron.

regards, 

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