RsyncOSX implements default parameters which are working fine for simple synchronize and restore tasks. The actual parameters used in tasks are depended upon executing rsync over network connection or not. Which standard parameters to use is computed during startup of application by reading the configuration file. The user can also remove default parameters if required.
Default rsync parameters The following parameters are applied to all tasks:
--archive ensures that all files are transferred with all attributes preserved --verbose make rsync very outspoken, required for counting files in RsyncOSX --delete delete all files at destination which are not in the source this parameter also applies when restoring files, always do a restore to a temporary restore catalog Default rsync parameters networked tasks only The following parameters are for networked tasks only.