Rsync Over SSH
Took me a while before I got on the ball and starting doing this for syncing my web servers docs to my local machine (for backing up). I had previously used Interarchy for this, but I really prefer to use the command line, where I can schedule it via a cron (should all be 1 line).
rsync -ave ssh firstname.lastname@example.org:/path/to/your/stuff/ /localpath/to/your/stuff/
You can put the local path first - it’ll push files up to the server instead.If you found this post helpful, please consider sharing to your network. I'm also available to help you be successful with your distributed systems! Please reach out if you're interested in working with me, and I'll be happy to schedule a free one-hour consultation.