Rockwell Collins: Linux File Synchronization Daemon

Project Details

Rockwell Collins is a company that deals in commerical avionics systems and provides communications technologies for the government. Many employees are constantly collaborating on projects and it is necessary for them to have up-to-date designs and documentation related to various projects. To solve this problem, our capstone team worked on developing a file system synchonrization daemon for the company.

Features:

  • Two-way sunch of home directories for specified users
  • Only sync changes (rather than whole files) to save badwidth
  • No user configuration required after set-up
  • Uses Rsync, Inotify, and SSH