Using rsync to copy files from one server to another


if you need to move a lot of files such as moving your website to a new server, rsync via ssh is a super simple way to accomplish the task:

If you need to move a lot of files such as moving your website to a new server, rsync via ssh is a super simple way to accomplish the task:

(execute on the new server)

#rsync  -av -e ssh   username@oldserverhost:/home/old_home/  /home/new_home/

Note : This will prompt for password of the old server.
Ignore the “v” parameter (verbose) if you do not wish to see the progress.
Thats it!!!!!🙂

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