I'm sure there is an easy or elegant way to do this:
/Remote_NIX_Machine/directory/ [some files and directories]
I would like to run a cronjob/script on the local machine which backs up the files and directories from the remote machine. The files will already have been compressed so I just need to grab them. Ideally, I'd like an optional flag to ignore files with the same name/path as files (from paths given) on the local machine. I have root access, but the remote files all belong to me anyway.