[Feature Request] Possibility to use an rsync target

Bug #620023 reported by Mathias Menzer
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Bug Description

Please implement a function to use remote targets without the need of prior mount by the using the rsync protocol.

- Many NAS devices for home use already have an rsync deamon implemented
- rsync saves much network bandwidth when doing differential backups

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Dan (danleweb) wrote :

You are right about rsync, but BIT also need to create some special files so it must mount it.
Also BIT must mount it in order to explore snapshots.

Changed in backintime:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: New → Confirmed
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Dan (danleweb) wrote :

I'll pass it to wishlist ...

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Timo Ollech (iromeister) wrote :

Isn't it possible to explore snapshots via rsync? And even more efficiently than over a network share? Just my 2 ct

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Dan (danleweb) wrote :
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