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LinuxUnix

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Linux/Unix to NetManager Backup server

  1. You will need to manually configure rsyncd by creating a rsyncd.conf file such as:
    pid file = /var/run/rsyncd.pid
    log file = /var/log/rsyncd.log
    uid = root
    hosts allow = 10.0.0.20/32
    [home]
            path = /usr/export/home
            Comment = Home areas
            auth users = backup
            secrets file = /etc/rsync/rsyncd.secrets
            read only = true
    
    [settings]
            path = /etc
            Comment = Settings
            auth users = backup
            secrets file = /etc/rsync/rsyncd.secrets
            read only = true
    
  2. You will also need to create the rsyncd.secrets file with the configured username and password. Make sure the file is chmod 600:
    backupuser:mypassword
    
  3. Start rsync as a daemon
  4. Open firewall for TCP port 873 if necessary
  5. Add the server to list of servers to be backed up as described here
  6. Test with runrsync -l on the backup server
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