backing up windows files to linux host

Carl Youngblood carl at youngbloods.org
Mon Apr 21 14:37:31 MDT 2008


Just a warning, using your Dreamhost account as a backup location is
against your terms of service and makes your account subject to
immediate termination without warning.  Be careful.

On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 1:15 PM, Greg Warner <gdwarner at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a dreamhost account that has 500gb+ of space to which I'd like to
>  backup the contents of my "My Documents" folder on a windows machine.
>
>  Currently, I'm using the scripting features of WinSCP to do it.  It works
>  well, but the connection drops randomly at times (usually in the middle of a
>  large file), it makes no attempt to automatically reconnect, and when I
>  reconnect manually it doesn't really pick up where it left off.  (I'm not
>  sure if it will ever go back and finish the file).
>
>  I've also read of cwRsync as being a viable option.
>
>  Anybody have any experience with this?
>
>  Greg



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