Rsync for OS X to backup volumes

Posted on 2009-04-29
Last Modified: 2013-11-11
What are the proper parameters for using rsync on OS X.  We want to back up a few folders on the Xserve raid to an ethernet Lacie drive with the rsync performing an initial backup and then only modifying files if they have changed.

Question by:Peterson50
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    There are tonnes of commands and options

    Have you taken a look at the man pages?

    If not, open your terminal app

    At the command line type "man rsync".

    You will see all of the command switches.

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    Time to do some reading on the manual, I have printed it out from the command line.  

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