rsync using sudo via remote shell
achim at dasrockt.net
Mon Aug 30 18:08:09 GMT 2004
I'd like to use rsync to make incremental backups of my webserver. The
ssh daemon on the server does not accept root logins, but I can login
(key, no password) as a regular user and then execute rsync via sudo.
Without root login limitations I'd be able to use something like
rsync -avz -e "ssh -i /home/backup/.ssh/id_dsa" backup at server:/
Unfortunately I can't figure out how to tell rsync to execute its remote
instance via sudo. Any help appreciated.
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