Advanced Symbolic Link Options

Client-side handling of symbolic links is configured from the following IBM Aspera Sync command line:

SHORT-FORM OPTION: # async -n option
LONG-FORM OPTION: # async --symbolic-links=option

The following section describes the possible configuration options:

Configuration Options

Option Description
copy Create (or update) the link at the destination. (Not valid for Windows source or destination.) This is the default option.
follow Follow symbolic links and transfer the linked files. (Skip, if the source is Windows.)
skip Ignore the symbolic link.