Use RsyncUI for quickly synchronize files to either local or remote storage. If synchronizing to a remote storage require setup of passwordless login.

There are two types of quick tasks:

  • synchronize - synchronize local files to remote
  • syncremote - synchronize remote files to local

Caution: if syncremote the localcatalog in the form is the remote data and remotecatalog is the local data where remote data will land when pulled.

After entering data, default is a --dry-run task. It is adviced to inspect the result before the real run.

Catalog parameters

  • Local catalog: required field
  • Remote catalog: required field
    • a ~ is expanded as the home catalog with full path by the remote operating system
    • the remote catalog might also be added by full path, depends where the backup catalog is placed on remote server
    • the backup catalog might also be a local catalog on a local attached disk

Remote parameters

  • Remote username:
    • username for login to remote server
  • Remote server:
    • either server name or IP-address for remote server