How To Sync Box to S3 Using rclone

Author: , October 3rd, 2019

To sync various cloud resources, use the excellent cli tool rclone from https://rclone.org/docs/ For this use case, the need was to sync from Box to an AWS S3 bucket. Install rclone:

Configure both S3 and Box – for remote name labels I just used “S3” and “Box”:

Validate Access and Functionality:

Perform […]

How To Fix rsync Packet Corrupt Errors

Author: , May 10th, 2019

I was getting rsync errors from one source host:

Finally tracked it down to the application “Little Snitch”. Needed to fully uninstall it and reboot to get the problem solved.

How To rsync Only Specific File Extensions

Author: , February 5th, 2017

rsync -avzn –progress –include=’*.png’ –include=’*/’ –exclude=’*’ /the/source/path/ user@theServer:/the/target/path/

How To Copy Top-Level Directory Only Using rsync

Author: , June 17th, 2015

Regular Files: rsync -av –no-r –progress /volumes/source/* /volumes/destination/ Dot Files: rsync -av –no-r –progress /volumes/source/.* /volumes/destination/

How To Install s3cmd

Author: , June 7th, 2013

Install Procedure Download and extract into /usr/local: http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/s3tools/s3cmd/1.0.1/s3cmd-1.0.1.tar.gz

Configuration saved to ‘/root/.s3cfg’ Command Line Examples List all buckets: s3cmd ls Make a new bucket in the default region (US): s3cmd mb s3://{YOUR_BUCKET_HERE} Make a new bucket in a specific region: s3cmd mb –bucket-location={DATACENTER} s3://{YOUR_BUCKET_HERE} As of now the datacenters are: US (default), EU, us-west-1, […]

How To Use Rsync With An FTP Server

Author: , February 25th, 2012

Prerequisites: curlftpfs and rsync programs must be installed! Create a mount point, then mount the remote directory:

Now rsync the mounted FTP directory to your local directory:

http://curlftpfs.sourceforge.net/