ssh - how to send password ?

Steve Sills steve at
Wed Feb 18 23:34:20 GMT 2004

What you need to do it setup a key on the remote machine, a tutorial to do
this can be found at , hope this helps.

Steve Sills
Platnum Computers, President
steve at
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Huw Wyn Jones" <huw at>
To: <rsync at>
Sent: Wednesday, February 18, 2004 3:04 PM
Subject: ssh - how to send password ?

> Hi,
> I'm trying to learn rsync and to aid this I'm trying some 'simple'
> syncronising over the net using SSH. What I can't find clearly explained
> in the docs is where to put the remote user password in the command line
> argument.
> For example I want to sync the two 'documents' directories - one on my
> local Linux box and another on  a server in my office. The command I'm
> planning to use is:
> rsync -avz -e ssh /home/huw/documents
> huw at
> What I can't find is where to put the password for the remote user ?
> Huw
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