Using Rsync With SSH?

Paul Slootman paul at
Sat Dec 6 03:45:37 EST 2003

On Fri 05 Dec 2003, Michael Monteith wrote:
>  I have a depot server with HP depots that I need to replicate.  The 
> only part I need help with is setting up Rsync to use SSH to 
> replicate the data from system a and everything under /depot to 
> system b /depot.  Basically just copy directory /depot from one box 
> to the other using SSH. I'll need this to be ran in cron which once I 
> know what needs to be done I can add it to cron with no problem. 
>  Now, I only use SSH to connect so I'm not as intimately familiar 
> with it or RSync.  So telling me to setup Rsync with such and such 
> and SSH with no pasword will not get me there. lol

Well, first step is getting ssh to log you into the other system without
needing a password. As that's 100% specific to ssh, I suggest you go
bother some ssh list about it :-)

Paul Slootman

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