Can rsync be configures for daily snapshots
herrgard at gmail.com
Sat Sep 30 23:22:12 PDT 2017
Am I missing the point here or why not build the snapshots yourself? The
incemental daily source change can't be more than a few kB.
On Sun, Oct 1, 2017 at 2:44 AM, Siju George <sgeorge.ml2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> OK let me clarify :-)
> Suppose I download a snapshot image-Monday 2.x GB
> And I want to download a snapshot image-Thursday 2.x GB
> I was requesting for a method to just copy the difference between the files
> I am sorry rsync was not the right choice :-(
> I think you might need bit-torrent to do that.
> Could you configure bit-torrent? or something similar.
> May be add this feature to your cpdup ;-)
> Just asking because in India at least in my state Kerala the initial speed
> a normal man can afford it 1-2 mbps. But if you transfer 1-2 GB Data (
> depends on the ISP ) the speed is reduced to 512/256 kbps. So it takes
> hours to download an image. Sometimes we put it for download when we go to
> bed to get the image only next morning
> It would be great if you come up with a solution.
> Of course, this is only an issue with countries and places with limited
> internet bandwidth.
> Thanks :-)
> On Sat, Sep 30, 2017 at 8:01 AM, Matthew Dillon <dillon at backplane.com>
>> I think that's up to the individual mirror sites to decide what they want
>> to pull. The snapshots directory keeps two months worth of snapshots and
>> is approximately 38GB of data. It also adds half a gigabyte a day in new
>> data, so not all mirrors are going to want to pull it.
>> On Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 6:08 PM, Siju George <sgeorge.ml2 at gmail.com>
>>> Hi Matt,
>>> Could you please configure rsync for the transfer of daily snapshots so
>>> that those of us in countries with low bandwidth internet connection can
>>> skip downloading a big file everytime?
>>> Thanks :-)
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