rsync’ing NFS shares

One time I was moving all of an application’s data to a new NFS server where I worked. I did an rsync to copy everything over, then took the application offline to do a re-sync of just the changes that happened during the first rsync. I do, because it took forever and I had to explain the downtime to the CEO. This is how I should have done it.

One time I was moving all of an application’s data to a new NFS server where I worked. I did an rsync to copy everything over, then took the application offline to do a re-sync of just the changes that happened during the first rsync. I do, because it took forever and I had to explain the downtime to the CEO.
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