Synchronize files with rsync
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Buddy turns deployments into a breeze, allowing you to remotely synchronize files on your servers on every push to branch. You can also sync manually on click, or recurrently on time intervals.
Configure rsync deployment
- Create a new project, select your Git provider and choose the repository with your project.
- Add a new pipeline and configure the details: name, trigger mode, and branch from which you want to deploy.
- Look up and click Rsync on the action list:
- Configure action details:
- select authentication mode and provide the details to your server
- When ready, click Add this action to finish configuration.
Click the Test button to verify connection details before saving the action.
Click More options to reveal additional Rsync parameters:
|Compress file data during the transfer||Rsync compresses the file data, which reduces the size of transmitted data|
|Archive mode||Preserves all information about the file, such as timestamps and permissions|
|Delete extraneous files||Tells rsync to delete extraneous files from the receiving side|
|Recurse into directories||Tells rsync to copy directories recursively|
|Transfer directories without recursing||Transfers directories without recursing|
What you need to know
- You can use environment variables to store authentication details to your servers.
- You can use Ignore paths to exclude files for deployment in More Options.