Re: [LinkStation_General] Access to RSYNC data using stock firmware
- For testing, I've been using the DeltaCopy utility for Windows which I downloaded from www.synametrics.com. There is a GUI client that I was able to muddle around with and get to work. One trick that I discovered is that the virtual directory is the a combination of disk sand folder names (ie "disk1_share"). No username/password is required.I can backup and restore this way, however, the restore is all or nothing. I'd like to be able to browes the files via Samba to selectively restore files if necessary.>>>DJS>>>----- Original Message ----
From: Andrew Hodgson <andrew@...>
Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2007 2:26:34 PM
Subject: RE: [LinkStation_General] Access to RSYNC data using stock firmware
How did you do this? - I mean, get Rsync working on the Linkstation -
even if you can't access the data?
One issue I find when using Rsync with a Windows machine as the source,
is that sometimes Windows based permissions try and go onto the Linux
machine, and this causes a problem. I always ensure that permissions
are not copied over in the Rsync.
From: LinkStation_ General@yahoogro ups.com
[mailto:LinkStation_ General@yahoogro ups.com] On Behalf Of bitsmithsys
Sent: 25 September 2007 19:52
To: LinkStation_ General@yahoogro ups.com
Subject: [LinkStation_ General] Access to RSYNC data using stock firmware
I would like to use the LinkStation Pro to backup the data on a Linux
server. I've been able to get the RSync backup to work and even get
data back via RSync. The problem I'm having is that if I want to
browse the data directly via the LinkStation share, I can get at the
files at the root of the backup, but cannot access any of the
subdirectories which RSync creates. I suspect that RSync may be
creating these directories as root and the LS/Samba users don't have
access. This is, of course, only a guess since I'm fairly new to
Linux and RSync. Also, I would to stick with the stock LinkStation
firmware as these are not my LS units.
Any insight or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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