On Tue, 22 Sep 2009 21:08:44 +0200 Roland Smith <rsm...@xs4all.nl> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 01:39:53PM -0400, Carmel NY wrote: > > Most of my networking experience is based on a Windows. Networking > > two or more PCs together in a Window's environment is easy. > > Unfortunately, I am not getting anywhere accomplishing the same > > with multiple FreeBSD machines. I can get them networked with > > Window's machines; however, not with each other. > > FYI, syncronizing files between FreeBSD and other UNIX-like systems > is quite easy with rsync [http://www.samba.org/rsync/]. This is also > quite easy to automate (e.g. running rsync from cron). I use rsync quite often. It is not relevant to this discussion however. > For simple and fast data exchange, nothing beats netcat. [nc(1)] > For remote backups I tend to pipe the output of dump(8) through netcat > on one machine, and pipe the output from a listening netcat on > another machine to a file. Suppose I want to backup machine 'foo' to > machine 'bar'. On 'bar' I would start the following command: > 'nc -l 65000 |bzip2 -c >foo-root-20090922.dump.bz2'. > On 'foo' I would then start the following command as root: > 'dump -0 -a -C 8 -L -u -f - /|nc bar 65000' Useful information; however, not relevant. > Typically I would be doing this sitting behind one of those machines > with the X window system running and a local terminal and a terminal > running ssh to the other machine open. I have not experimented with that yet. If needed, would I be able to run a program that required a GUI on the remote machine, or would I need to install and load all the "X" programs also? -- Carmel car...@hotmail.com The person who marries for money usually earns every penny of it. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"