Send Password with RSYNC_PASSWORD ore --password-file

L. Cranswick lzc at
Sat May 4 12:03:02 EST 2002

The page at the following address gives some examples
of this:

I think this is what you are after.

Mainly using the (csh example) the following in
the script file you are using:
  setenv  RSYNC_PASSWORD  plaintextpassword
(better ways of doing this?)


> Hallo,
> i am verry sorry about my bad engllish.
> But i trie my best...
> I trie to setup an Backupserver.
> If i use this
> rsync -varpog -e ssh /home/www/web6
> the Server is asking me fore Password.
> If i use this
> rsync -varpog -e ssh --stats /home/www/web6
> --password-file=host1.pwd
> the Server is asking me too fore Passwort.
> How i can bring the Passwort to the Server automaticly?
> What i have tu use?
> What can i do?
> Ore is it better to use RSYNC_PASSWORD ?
> But how can i use this?
> Thank you verry mutch fore everything.
> Best Wishes from Düsseldorf
> Your
> Manfred Gnädig
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