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Hi,

On Thursday 06 February 2003 04:34, Matt Winslow wrote:
> I'm trying to run dual servers (for redundancy...and just to learn), and
> need help on easy ways to maintain a second server, that will perfectly
> mirror the data on the first.  Is using rsync running every minute a good

rsync isn't a bad choice, you could possibly CVS, though CVS isn't great with 
binary files. Though presumably if you're mainly mirroring config files that 
won't be a problem.

Why every minute though? Every hour sounds better, with the possibility of you 
manually updating if needed.

> option?  Are there better ones?  Also, how do I set the second server to
> use the passwords/permissons from the main server.

NIS is the usual way to share accounts of UNIX systems.

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