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A large amount of data was transferred from one NAS to a new NAS via windows explorer because of speed considerations. An attempt to use rsync was half-successful and restored the dates of files, but not the folders.

rsync -ax --size-only --progress root@192.168.8.109:/shares/Public/Drivers /shares/Public 

I was advised that adding -v to the statement and this link would help explain why it was not changed. My attempt to decode was not successful.

The request is for a command line example (similar to above) that will sync the files and folder meta-data. Looking forward to clever responses and a good narrative.

  • You ask already a question. Please consider clarify and comment in it: unix.stackexchange.com/questions/306987/… – Romeo Ninov Sep 1 '16 at 12:55
  • @RomeoNinov: Thank you for reviewing my question. I have modified parent question per your request. If you or anyone else understands the answer to this question and posts it to the parent question I will delete this post. – gatorback Sep 1 '16 at 13:30

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