troubleshooting Question

rsync doesn't copy everything

Avatar of sow56091
sow56091 asked on
Storage Software
1 Comment1 Solution716 ViewsLast Modified:
Hi experts,

Scenario: 2 debian sarge boxes running this command each night: rsync -avPl -e 'ssh -i /root/.ssh/nas2_id_dsa' --delete --force --exclude '/some/obscure/path' root@nas1:/some/path/ /some/path/. Only one server is sync'ing with stratum 2 time server; the other does not sync with time servers.

Problem: Using comparison software (Beyond Compare), I see that not all files copy over--e.g. /some/path/directory/abc.pdf (though I've seen word docs and excel docs too) from NAS1 to NAS2--i.e. they are "missing" on NAS2.

Question: How do I make rsync copy everything over, or at least learn what failed?

Thanks!
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
Hedley Phillips
Owner

Our community of experts have been thoroughly vetted for their expertise and industry experience.

Log in to continue reading
Become an EE member today7-DAY FREE TRIAL
Members can start a 7-Day Free trial then enjoy unlimited access to the platform for $9.99/mo
View membership options
Unlock 1 Answer and 1 Comment.
or
Learn why we charge membership fees
We get it - no one likes a content blocker. Take one extra minute and find out why we block content.
See how we're fighting big data
The Value of Experts Exchange in My Daily IT Life

Experts Exchange (EE) has become my company's go-to resource to get answers. I've used EE to make decisions, solve problems and even save customers. OutagesIO has been a challenging project and... Keep reading >>

Mike

Owner of Outages.IO
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Member Since 2016
Join a full scale community that combines the best parts of other tools into one platform.
Unlock 1 Answer and 1 Comment.
View membership options
“All of life is about relationships, and EE has made a virtual community a real community. It lifts everyone's boat.”
William Peck

Member since 2004