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RSync-over-SSH


Hello,

i have two srevers one is Dedicated Server and the secound is for backup .

well , i login to the backup server and creat ftp account .

i wanna make the server save the weekly backup .

the backup path is /backup

the copmany of the backup server said "
To RSync your data to your backup server, type:
"rsync -av --progress -e ssh @"
this will put all the files in your home
directory..."

i dont know how to use this command on the Dedicated Server .

so i need your help , please tell me what i have to do step by step .

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First off it has to be an ssh account, not just FTP.

rsync -av ssh /backup/ backup-server.ip:/backup-server/

Run that from your server and use ssh keys to connect.

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First off it has to be an ssh account, not just FTP.

rsync -av ssh /backup/ backup-server.ip:/backup-server/

Run that from your server and use ssh keys to connect.
Thanks for your reply .

yes its ssh account

rsync -av ssh /backup/ backup-server.ip:/backup-server/

please explain it clearly .

lest say that the ssh backup account is : koky
and the backupserver ip is 11.22.33.44
and the path of the weeeklu backup: /backup/cpbackup/weekly
and the ssh port is 21

so pleas write the command to me compaltely .

I am sorry i am a new in this field !

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hello,

rsync -av -e ssh /backup/cpbackup/weekly koky@11.22.33.44:

is this a correct command??

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