rsync - reduce server load on receiving end

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http://forums.cpanel.net – I am currently using rsync to backup my cPanel Full Backups (compressed, not incremental) to another sever. I'm using this command-line on the source server (push method): Code: nice -n19 ionice -c2 -n7 rsync -tr -e "ssh -p 1234" /backup/cpbackup/daily [email protected]:/rsbackup/SERVERNAME This in itself works fine and the server load on the source server stays below 4.00. However on the receiving end, the server load goes up to 15.00 from time to time. Since i'm making backups of backups, time is of no concern. Is there any way to instruct rsync to also take t (HowTos)