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Rsync.pm

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NAME

Rex::Commands::Rsync - Simple Rsync Frontend

DESCRIPTION

With this module you can sync 2 directories via the rsync command.

Version <= 1.0: All these functions will not be reported.

All these functions are not idempotent.

DEPENDENCIES

Expect

The Expect Perl module is required to be installed on the machine executing the rsync task.

rsync

The rsync command has to be installed on both machines involved in the execution of the rsync task.

SYNOPSIS

 use Rex::Commands::Rsync;

 sync "dir1", "dir2";

EXPORTED FUNCTIONS

sync($source, $dest, $opts)

This function executes rsync to sync $source and $dest.

If you want to use sudo, you need to disable requiretty option for this user. You can do this with the following snippet in your sudoers configuration.

 Defaults:username !requiretty
UPLOAD - Will upload all from the local directory html to the remote directory /var/www/html.
 task "sync", "server01", sub {
   sync "html/*", "/var/www/html", {
    exclude => "*.sw*",
    parameters => '--backup --delete',
   };
 };

 task "sync", "server01", sub {
   sync "html/*", "/var/www/html", {
    exclude => ["*.sw*", "*.tmp"],
    parameters => '--backup --delete',
   };
 };
DOWNLOAD - Will download all from the remote directory /var/www/html to the local directory html.
 task "sync", "server01", sub {
   sync "/var/www/html/*", "html/", {
    download => 1,
    parameters => '--backup',
   };
 };
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