Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Oracle/Linux:RSYNC:Transfer archives from one server to another through rsync utility

RSYNC for Copy files

This is one of the finest method to copy archives from primary server to backup/standby server.

For this, rsync daemon running on primary server.

For Primary Server.

1.Configure rsync.conf

[oracle@Bhavu etc]$ cat /etc/rsyncd.conf

        path = /oracle/archive/bhavudb
        comment = For bhavu database archive log backup
        uid = root
        gid = root
2.Check rsync daemon running.

[oracle@Bhavu etc]$ ps -ef|grep rsync
oracle   13287  3699  0 14:44 pts/1    00:00:00 grep rsync
root     29022     1  0 Aug28 ?        00:00:00 /usr/bin/rsync --daemon

For Backup/Standby Server.

1.Create sh file for  rsync commands.filename is


pro_check=`ps -ef | grep rsync | grep -v grep | grep -v rsync-port`

if [[ -n $pro_check ]] ; then
                echo "Rsync Already Running...."
                echo "Starting Rsync...."
                rsync -avzpt primarydatabase_ip::archlog Bachkp_server_location

2.For more info read man rsync.

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