ssh - how to send password ?

Dan Stromberg strombrg at
Fri Feb 20 16:39:24 GMT 2004

On Thu, 2004-02-19 at 04:25, huwybach wrote:
> Sorry to 'bump' this one back to the list but I'm not clear - is there a 
> way of appending a password to an Rsync command argument or is this just 
> not possible/practical ?

It's generally not a good idea to have this kind of option, because the
password can show up in ps or shell histories.

Dan Stromberg DCS/NACS/UCI <strombrg at>

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