Archiv: rsync

21.07.2018 - 11:59 [ Wikipedia ]


Andrew Tridgell and Paul Mackerras wrote the original rsync, which was first announced on 19 June 1996. Tridgell discusses the design, implementation, and performance of rsync in chapters 3 through 5 of his Ph.D. thesis in 1999. It is currently maintained by Wayne Davison.

Because of the flexibility, speed, and scriptability of rsync, it has become a standard Linux utility, included in all popular Linux distributions.

21.07.2018 - 11:55 [ Upguard ]

Short Circuit: How a Robotics Vendor Exposed Confidential Data for Major Manufacturing Companies

The data was exposed via rsync, a common file transfer protocol used to mirror or backup large data sets. The rsync server was not restricted by IP or user, and the data set was downloadable to any rsync client that connected to the rsync port.