Rsync is a very useful tool which allows Linux system administrators synchronize data locally or with a remote filesystem via the ssh protocol or by using the
rsync is more convenient than simply copying data, because it is able to spot and synchronize only the differences between a source and a destination. The program has options to preserve standard and extended filesystem permissions, compress the data during transfers and more. We will see the most used ones in this guide.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://linuxconfig.org/examples-on-how-to-use-rsync-for-local-and-remote-data-backups-and-synchonization