Mirror Your Web Site With rsync

Posted by falko on May 21, 2006 3:05 PM EDT
HowtoForge; By Falko Timme
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This tutorial shows how you can mirror your web site from your main web server to a backup server that can take over if the main server fails. We use the tool rsync for this.

This tutorial shows how you can mirror your web site from your main web server to a backup server that can take over if the main server fails. We use the tool rsync for this, and we make it run through a cron job that checks every x minutes if there is something to update on the mirror. Thus your backup server should usually be up to date if it has to take over.

http://www.howtoforge.com/mirroring_with_rsync

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