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how to preserve file permissions/ownership - rsync

Last Modified: 2013-12-02
Hi guys,

I have a dilemma.

I have a big storage server, around 5.5 tb raid6. I have it NFS mounted to a front end server, and i have several customers backing up data there. The server runs centos 5.4 - 64 bit, and most customers use rsync to backup their data over.

Now i have a request that file/folder permissions and ownership to be retained. I don't know how to work this out, hence when transferring the data from the local to the remote server, will result in the copied files having ownership of the username that is on the remote server.

Can you give me some insights on how to work this out ?

Thanks in advance
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