rsync daemon and secrets file
mbp at sourcefrog.net
Tue Aug 26 10:47:34 EST 2003
On Mon, 25 Aug 2003 12:49:36 -0400
Hardy Merrill <hmerrill at redhat.com> wrote:
> rsync -avv test at my.rsync_server.com::test-secret/one_secret
Yes, that's better.
> Although 'man rsync' does "technically" describe this
> in the CONNECTING TO AN RSYNC SERVER OVER A REMOTE SHELL
> PROGRAM section with this command:
> rsync -av --rsh="ssh -l ssh-user" rsync-user at host::module[/path]
But that's not what you're doing here. You're just connecting to an
rsync server over TCP.
> IMHO, it would enhance user understanding to provide a
> concrete EXAMPLE of this. Also, it would help in
> 'man rsyncd.conf' not only to see an example of an
> rsyncd.conf file, but also to see examples of the
> different transfers that could be done with that
> rsyncd.conf file. I'm not criticizing - just mearly
> noticing an area that given some attention, could
> increase user understanding and decrease support.
Could you please draft a couple of paragraphs to add to the manual
that you think would improve it? If you post them here I will check
them and commit them.
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