How To Watch The Progress Of Existing Rsync Process

Posted by Weston Ganger on January 03, 2017

Oops you ran a long running rsync task and its taking forever. Now your wondering if its frozen. Here are two methods to see what rsync is doing.

# see what its doing
strace -e open $(ps -o lwp= -LC rsync | sed 's/^/-p/')

# see which files it currently has open
lsof -ad3-999 -c rsync

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