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Check file file consistency

heaman1
Regular Advisor

Check file file consistency

I have two servers , there is two files will be regularly transfer from server A to server B , to make sure the files are successfully transferred , if I want to regularly check the file creation date and file size ( chksum ) is the same or not , can advise what can i do ? thx
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Nido
Trusted Contributor

Re: Check file file consistency

Hi,

$cksum file

cksum can be used to verify data integrity when copying files between systems.

For file creation you can use ls or find with ctime switch.

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Michal Kapalka (mikap)
Honored Contributor

Re: Check file file consistency

Dennis Handly
Acclaimed Contributor

Re: Check file file consistency

>I want to regularly check the file creation date

You can only check file modification. And that may change depending on what tool you use to transfer the files.