getting rid of "permission denied" partial transfer errors
ron.dufresne at ncmail.net
Tue Dec 23 07:26:01 EST 2003
sure avoid all perm/user issues by making the whole server suid. seen
kids do that when they tired of having to su - root on their linux systems.
The alternative would be to enable ssh for root for those particular
cron jobs <make sure the sshd_config is edited to disable this mischeif
after the job has run> and send and recieve as root on both ends, and
set the proper rsync switch to retain onwers/perms .
> I am currently setting up a backup script for the /home directory of a
> server. I send all the files on a remote machine through LAN
> connection using rsync to optimize bandwidth usage.
> The script is run as root on the server by a cron job but rsync
> connects to the remote machine as a normal user via an ssh key
> certificate. This leads to many "permission denied" errors, as the
> server side can read files (as root), but cannot create them on the
> receiving side.
> rsync -azSHe ssh --delete --numeric-ids /home backup at backup:/mnt/backup/
> Is there an option to ignore only such errors? I have read the man
> page over and over but i could not find anything to suit my needs.
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