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Use TeraStation as rsync server and backup from Linux server

Applies to TeraStation 5010 / 3010 / 3020 / 6000 series


Configure rsync Server on TeraStation

1.    From TeraStation WEBUI, navigate to File Sharing tab, toggle the rsync switch to enable rsync server. Then click on the setting icon.

2.    At rsync Server Settings, enter the admin password of the TeraStation.
At SSH Encryption, enable rsync Over SSH.
Note: Make sure port 873 and 22 are available between the backup source server and the target TeraStation.


Configure rsync client on Linux server

    rsync [OPTION...] SRC... [admin@]TeraStationIP:DEST

Command example:
    rsync -av /tmp admin@

Which means rsync server’s /tmp folder to the “Share” folder created on TeraStation's Array1

    Then enter the TeraStation admin password when prompted.


For rsync advanced usage and options please refer to the rsync man page.