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WHM Transfer Tool - overwrite option - does it rsync?

Discussion in 'Data Protection' started by Valetia, Jan 24, 2017.

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  1. Valetia

    Valetia Well-Known Member

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    When using the "Overwrite" option in WHM Transfer Tool for an account that has the same username, does it rsync the data in the home directory, or does it perform a full deletion and rewrite from scratch?
     
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    Hi,

    The "Overwrite" option rsync the modified files. But if you do a transfer, and it transfers 100 files, which is for example 100MB, and then 1 of those files changes on the source and you do another transfer, it only copies over that 1 file, which is for exampe 1MB.

    However, before it transfers that 1MB file, it checks the destination to make sure it has at least 100MB free, If the destination has 99MB available, it will not copy that 1MB file because "insufficient disk space".

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  3. cPanelMichael

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    Hello,

    The use of the "overwrite" option won't terminate the existing account on the destination server, but matching files are replaced with the data from the account on the source server.

    Thank you.
     
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