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   * ''​target''​ : system to back up, must be set to output of ''​uname -n''​. ​ Used as a sanity check.  ​   * ''​target''​ : system to back up, must be set to output of ''​uname -n''​. ​ Used as a sanity check.  ​
   * ''​source_dir''​ : source directory. ​ Set to ''/''​ for full system backup.   * ''​source_dir''​ : source directory. ​ Set to ''/''​ for full system backup.
-  * ''​target_dir''​ : target directory. ​ Set to the mountpoint of an external hard drive. ​ Note: make sure that ''​target_dir''​ or a parent is included in ''​exclude_dir''​ otherwise rsync will recurse and your hard drive will get filled up completely.  ​+  * ''​target_dir''​ : target directory. ​ Set to the mountpoint of an external hard drive or a remote server.  Note: make sure that ''​target_dir''​ or a parent is included in ''​exclude_dir''​ otherwise rsync will recurse and your hard drive will get filled up completely.  ​
   * ''​exclude_dir''​ : excluded directories. ​ Set these to temporary directories and other things you don't want backed up.  ​   * ''​exclude_dir''​ : excluded directories. ​ Set these to temporary directories and other things you don't want backed up.  ​
   * ''​include_dir''​ : included directories. ​ Subfolders of excluded directories to include.  ​   * ''​include_dir''​ : included directories. ​ Subfolders of excluded directories to include.  ​
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