Command, File Operations, General

Use RSYNC to backup Remote files to Local folder

Use following command to copy-backup files from remote location to local location.

rsync -aHAXxv --exclude={"/dev/*","/proc/*","/sys/*","/tmp/*","/run/*","/mnt/*","/media/*","/lost+found"} root@111.222.333.444:/path/to/remote/folder/ /backups/local/folder

{“/dev/“,”/proc/“,”/sys/“,”/tmp/“,”/run/“,”/mnt/“,”/media/*”,”/lost+found”}: This will exclude the files that we don’t need the backup for.

root@111.2222.333.444/path/to/remote/folder/ : This is remote path.

/backups/local/folder : This is local path.

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