View the rsync Progress during Transfer

When you use rsync for backup, you might want to know the progress of the backup. i.e how many files are copies, at what rate it is copying the file, etc.

rsync –progress option displays detailed progress of rsync execution as shown below.

$ rsync -avz --progress thegeekstuff@ /root/temp/
receiving file list ...
19 files to consider
     5357568 100% 14.98MB/s 0:00:00 (xfer#1, to-check=17/19)
     12288 100% 35.09kB/s 0:00:00 (xfer#2, to-check=16/19)
sent 406 bytes received 15810211 bytes 2108082.27 bytes/sec

total size is 45305958 speedup is 2.87


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