Websync, web interface to manage your rsync tasks

20/04/2024 Categories: Logiciel, Système Tags: , , , Aucun commentaire

Source: freedif.org

tasks_tabRsync is a great tool to replicate, sync some data on your computer. And I’m heavily relying on it to backup my server and to mirror some opensource projects and GNU/Linux Distributions.

But I’ve recently found a Web interface to manage all my rsync tasks called websync.

Websync is a web based rsync task manager where you can add, edit, clone, remove, scheduled,…. your rsync tasks while being able to have a remote host as source or destination of the task (With SSH RSA key too)

Under the free license MIT, Websync has been developped by Sander Struijk and is still actively being maintained, as you can see on github forum. But it is still an early project, so if you face any issue, make sure to report them on the issue tracker.

Interested to give it a shot, here is how to install Websync!

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How to Backup Linux? 15 rsync Command Examples

20/04/2024 Categories: Système Tags: , , , , Aucun commentaire

Source: TheGeekStuff

rsync-commandrsync stands for Remote SYNC.

rsync is used to perform the backup operation in UNIX / Linux.

rsync utility is used to synchronize the files and directories from one location to another in an effective way. Backup location could be on local server or on remote server.

Important features of rsync

  • Speed: First time, rsync replicates the whole content between the source and destination directories. Next time, rsync transfers only the changed blocks or bytes to the destination location, which makes the transfer really fast.
  • Security: rsync allows encryption of data using ssh protocol during transfer.
  • Less Bandwidth: rsync uses compression and decompression of data block by block at the sending and receiving end respectively. So the bandwidth used by rsync will be always less compared to other file transfer protocols.
  • Privileges: No special privileges are required to install and execute rsync

Syntax

$ rsync options source destination

Source and destination could be either local or remote. In case of remote, specify the login name, remote server name and location.
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Use ipset and iptables to block traffic

Source: dr0u.com – 445352

Here’s how you can block traffic coming from an IP, list of IPs, full networks or even entire countries. This is done under a Debian 7 x86 server so adapt the commands to your distro of choice…

1 – Install ipset, for commands reference check http://ipset.netfilter.org

apt-get install ipset

2 – Setup your sets, sets are basically lists in which you’ll add all the IP or IP networks to it, in this case I’m creating a list to support IP Networks (x.x.x.x/yy form). If you need to create a set to support individual IPs use the hash:ip option.

#Create 3 lists, 2 to support networks and 1 to support single IP addresses
#hash:net = Networks
#hash:ip = single IPs
# Command is ipset -N setname [set options], but I'm using default
# options here
ipset -N china hash:net
ipset -N some-country  hash:net
ipset -N badguys hash:ip
# Now we list the just created sets with:
ipset -L

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Basic iptables Rulesets for IPv4 and IPv6

iptables ipv4Appropriate firewall rules heavily depend on the services being run. Below are iptables rulesets to secure your Linode if you’re running a web server. These are given as an example! A real production web server may want or require more or less configuration and these rules would not be appropriate for a file or database server, Minecraft or VPN server, etc.

iptables rules can always be modified or reset later, but these basic rulesets serve only as a beginning demonstration.

IPv4

/tmp/v4
*filter

# Allow all loopback (lo0) traffic and reject traffic
# to localhost that does not originate from lo0.
-A INPUT -i lo -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT ! -i lo -s 127.0.0.0/8 -j REJECT

# Allow ping and traceroute.
-A INPUT -p icmp --icmp-type 3 -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -p icmp --icmp-type 8 -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -p icmp --icmp-type 11 -j ACCEPT

# Allow SSH connections.
-A INPUT -p tcp -m state --state NEW --dport 22 -j ACCEPT

# Allow HTTP and HTTPS connections from anywhere
# (the normal ports for web servers).
-A INPUT -p tcp --dport 80 -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -p tcp --dport 443 -j ACCEPT

# Accept inbound traffic from established connections.
-A INPUT -m state --state ESTABLISHED,RELATED -j ACCEPT

# Log what was incoming but denied (optional but useful).
-A INPUT -m limit --limit 5/min -j LOG --log-prefix "iptables_INPUT_denied: " --log-level 7

# Reject all other inbound.
-A INPUT -j REJECT

# Log any traffic which was sent to you
# for forwarding (optional but useful).
-A FORWARD -m limit --limit 5/min -j LOG --log-prefix "iptables_FORWARD_denied: " --log-level 7

# Reject all traffic forwarding.
-A FORWARD -j REJECT

COMMIT


Optional: If you plan to use Linode Longview, add this additional rule below the section for allowing HTTP and HTTPS connections:
# Allow incoming Longview connections 
-A INPUT -s longview.linode.com -m state --state NEW -j ACCEPT

 

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Rsync (Remote Sync): 10 Practical Examples of Rsync Command in Linux

18/04/2024 Categories: Système Tags: , , Aucun commentaire

Source: tecmint.com (Tarunika Shrivastava)

Rsync (Remote Sync) is a most commonly used command for copying and synchronizing files and directories remotely as well as locally in Linux/Unix systems. With the help of rsync command you can copy and synchronize your data remotely and locally across directories, across disks and networks, perform data backups and mirroring between two Linux machines.

This article explains 10 basic and advanced usage of the rsync command to transfer your files remotely and locally in Linux based machines. You don’t need to be root user to run rsync command.

Some advantages and features of Rsync command
  1. It efficiently copies and sync files to or from a remote system.
  2. Supports copying links, devices, owners, groups and permissions.
  3. It’s faster than scp (Secure Copy) because rsync uses remote-update protocol which allows to transfer just the differences between two sets of files. First time, it copies the whole content of a file or a directory from source to destination but from next time, it copies only the changed blocks and bytes to the destination.
  4. Rsync consumes less bandwidth as it uses compression and decompression method while sending and receiving data both ends.
Basic syntax of rsync command
# rsync options source destination

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