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Ssh Remote Backups

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Ssh Remote Backups

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// http://www.linux.com/article.pl?sid=06/01/12/1937210
//  Backup with remote compression and storage

// When compression is necessary (and feasible), workload
// distribution becomes more effective with OpenSSH. Just as // distcc allows multiple machines to compile
// simultaneously, OpenSSH lets one system create the
// archive, while another system compresses it:

// tar cf - dirname | ssh remotehost "gzip -c >
// ${TMPFILE}.tar.gz" 


tar cf - local-dir-eliotwalker | ssh -l mctt remote-glos.corruptive.co.uk "gzip -c > corr.tar.gz"
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