Fast rsync in the year 2020

TL;DR; rsync -aHAXxv –numeric-ids –delete –info=progress2 -e “ssh -T -c aes128-gcm@openssh.com -o Compression=no -x” <source> <target> options: a – archiveH – preserve hard-linksA – preserve ACLSX – preserve extend attributesx – don’t cross filesystem boundariesv – verbose–numeric-ids – don’t map […]

BTSync on AWS EC2

Objective: Allow Ubuntu to start BTSync on reboot.   Server create an EC2 instance, with appropriate storage space. Ubuntu LTS 64bit (currently 14.04) download the BTSync client http://www.bittorrent.com/sync The 64bit linux version. dump the btsync.conf ./btsync –dump-sample-config > btsync.conf edit the btsyn.conf […]

How/What do you backup?

Things of importance Family photos/videos Documents scanned docs license/registration information for software Everything else.     How to backup, rule of 3-2-1 3 – (three) copies of everything of importance. 2 – (two) media types at least.  Remember floppies? Remember […]