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   * "​-e"​ : specify the shell to be used. This is being used here to rsync over a secure shell connection.   * "​-e"​ : specify the shell to be used. This is being used here to rsync over a secure shell connection.
   * //​username//​ : your SDF username.   * //​username//​ : your SDF username.
-  * "/​path/​to/​home"​ [[#caveat01|[1]]] : The path to the directory you wish to backup.+  * "/​path/​to/​home"​ [[#Trailing directory slashes|[1]]] : The path to the directory you wish to backup.
   * "/​local/​backup/​dir"​ : Where you would like the files to be stored locally.   * "/​local/​backup/​dir"​ : Where you would like the files to be stored locally.
  
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 Backups work best if they are done regularly. A nice way to make sure you don't forget to make regular backups is to have your computer remember for you by placing your rsync command in a cron job. Due to a password being involved, this is not a completly straightforward task and some caution is required. For a very good first read on this subject, please read [[http://​troy.jdmz.net/​rsync/​index.html|Troy Johnson'​s]] nice writeup on the subject. Backups work best if they are done regularly. A nice way to make sure you don't forget to make regular backups is to have your computer remember for you by placing your rsync command in a cron job. Due to a password being involved, this is not a completly straightforward task and some caution is required. For a very good first read on this subject, please read [[http://​troy.jdmz.net/​rsync/​index.html|Troy Johnson'​s]] nice writeup on the subject.
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