Thursday, August 9, 2018

Linux : Syncing your servers to a cloud account with rclone

The process of syncing your server to a cloud account, like Amazon Drive, Dropbox, Google Cloud Storage, Google Drive, Microsoft Azure Blob Storage, Wasabi, etc. is simple with rclone.


Rclone

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Rclone is a command line program to sync files and directories to and from:
  • Amazon Drive   (See note)
  • Amazon S3  
  • Backblaze B2  
  • Box  
  • Ceph  
  • DigitalOcean Spaces  
  • Dreamhost  
  • Dropbox  
  • FTP  
  • Google Cloud Storage  
  • Google Drive  
  • HTTP  
  • Hubic  
  • IBM COS S3  
  • Memset Memstore  
  • Mega  
  • Microsoft Azure Blob Storage  
  • Microsoft OneDrive  
  • Minio  
  • Nextcloud  
  • OVH  
  • OpenDrive  
  • Openstack Swift  
  • Oracle Cloud Storage  
  • ownCloud  
  • pCloud  
  • put.io  
  • QingStor  
  • Rackspace Cloud Files  
  • SFTP  
  • Wasabi  
  • WebDAV  
  • Yandex Disk  
  • The local filesystem  
Features
  • MD5/SHA1 hashes checked at all times for file integrity
  • Timestamps preserved on files
  • Partial syncs supported on a whole file basis
  • Copy mode to just copy new/changed files
  • Sync (one way) mode to make a directory identical
  • Check mode to check for file hash equality
  • Can sync to and from network, eg two different cloud accounts
  • Optional encryption (Crypt)
  • Optional cache (Cache)
  • Optional FUSE mount (rclone mount)
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