I plan to move from linux o/s a directory which is mounted on SAN(offboard) to external storage for backup. The dir size is 14TB.
I do have experience moving files in/out using rsync but never done this with large size directories/files like now.
The directories are laid down in terms on year/month/days/hours hierarchy and support raw-logs for analysis.
So with the above told, due to resource restrictions I'm not able to move complete 14TB to external/backup storage space. The backup space I have currently is max 8 TB. So is there a command or switch / parameter i can tell rsync to only copies files to the mentioned size i.e TB only