rsync over ssh

Oliver Krehan okrehan at
Fri May 30 21:10:56 EST 2003

Hi there,

I use rsync over ssh to syncronise various directories between a windows 
machine and a linux box.
Now I want to sync files between two linux boxes. Because the I want to 
do that as a cron job I need rsa key authentification.
I have a user called test on both machines. On both pc I also run 
"ssh-keygen -t rsa1" and enter no passphrase.
I copied the file from the source machine to the 
destination pc and made "cat >>.ssh/authorized_keys"

Now I tried to "ssh dest-pc" and I asks me always for the password. If I 
have the same user on a windows machine and copied his
file to the dest-pc, everything works fine.

So how can I get rid of this password-question ?

Thanks for your help,


Oliver Krehan
IT Security Assistent

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