On Fri, Sep 09, 2005 at 01:30:51PM -0400, Timothy Mercer wrote:
> bash-2.03$ rsync -e ssh -av /export/home/db2inst1/db2_backup
> db2inst1@enolagay: /export/home/db2inst1/db2_backup

You have a space between the hostspec and the destination, which makes
it a separate arg. As written, you are transferring two local items to
a local directory. If you want to transfer one local item (presumably a
directory) to a remote directory, remove that space.

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