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Sync files and directories over SSH

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Sync files and directories over SSH.

Update destination files according to the source size and modified time. Remove destination files and directories if not present at source or excluded (include/exclude parameters).


# We synchronize a stock Android phone sdcard mountpoint to our home (assuming a SSH server is running on the device)

from sftpsync import Sftp

sftp = Sftp(‘’, ‘root’, ‘password’, port=2222)

src = ‘/mnt/sdcard’ dst = ‘/home/user/phone-backup/’

# We don’t want to backup everything exclude = [r’^Music/’, r’^Video/’]

sftp.sync(src, dst, download=True, exclude=exclude, delete=True)

# We sync a local directory to the phone src = ‘/home/user/data/code/sftpsync-py’ dst = ‘/mnt/sdcard/data/’

sftp.sync(src, dst, download=False, delete=True)


pip install sftpsync
conda install -c mjirik sftpsync
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