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Re: [tlug] Rsync password usage

Josh Glover wrote:

> Mauro and Todd are right on. In more detail, here is what you need to do:
> 1. Follow the steps in the "Quick-N-Dirty Guide to Using OpenSSH Keypair 
>    Authentication". [1] Or alternately, check out ESR's
> ssh-installkeys, [2] a Python
>    script that automates the process. 
> 2. Make sure you can ssh from the machine where you are running the
> cron job to your
>    webserver, without being prompted for a password.
> 3. Change your rsync line to:
>     rsync --delete -ruvptl -e ssh \
>     /mnt/win_d/docs/ \
> 4. [Optional] Check out rdiff-backup, [3] a tool that uses librsync to
> generate differential
>    backups. 

Thanks much Josh. I'll check this out this weekend.



Charles Muller  

Toyo Gakuen University
Faculty of Humanities  
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Chiba 270-0161 JAPAN
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