Rsync over HTTP

Jim Salter jsalter at
Wed Dec 3 16:24:25 EST 2003

> If you have to use Rsync over multiple networks you need to
> get past firewalls. Very few firewalls allow anything beyond
> HTTP port 80. Has anyone researched tunneling Rsync
> through HTTP and is there any documentation available.

That's not "rsync over http", that's "rsync on port 80."  Use ssh as your
transport, and refer to the ssh and sshd manpages for info on getting them
to use port 80 instead of port 22.

Jim Salter
JRS Systems

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