Authenticating the rsync server

Philip Mak pmak at
Sat Nov 24 19:18:32 EST 2001

Scenario: I have a main website. I want to allow other people with web
servers to use rsync to synchronize mirror copies of my website.

When the mirror website uses rsync to connect to the server, how can it be
sure that the server is not an IP spoofing impostor that is serving up
altered files?

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