restricting rsync over ssh
mrubel at galcit.caltech.edu
Fri Jun 7 11:14:02 EST 2002
> Somewhat belatedly, I can report that I use rysnc in daemon mode in
> conjunction with an SSH tunnel, but using remote port forwarding. I
> use the method to distribute password and shadow files.
It seemed like this ought to be possible.
So, out of curiousity, why does rsync include a "-e ssh" option at all?
Wouldn't it be simpler to pick one protocol (rsync) and let the user
tunnel it over his or her favorite encrypted transport?
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