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How To Backup Files From Remote Linux VPS Using Rsync Script
Backups are the backbone of an organization. One of the efficient way to back up your files is to use the Rsync utility. Rsync is a powerful tool for efficiently transferring files between computers over a network.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to backup files from a remote Linux system (VPS) to a local system using a simple rsync script. You will also learn how to use the script with both SSH password-based authentication and SSH key-based authentication.
I regularly use this script to back up files from a remote VPS to my local Debian desktop. If you're seeking a straightforward script to back up your remote Linux VPS with Rsync, you can choose from any of the following script variants.