nzhang at arkon-group.com
Thu Jan 15 19:46:58 GMT 2004
Norman Zhang wrote:
> John Davis wrote:
> >> I want to mirror a samba server (smb0) to a identical server (smb1)
> >> in my internal network. So far I can managed to do this from client
> >> (smb1),
> >> rsync -e ssh -auzpg 10.10.10.24:/home/MYDOMAIN /home
> >> rsync -e ssh -auzpg 10.10.10.24:/srv/ /srv
> >> I would like to automate this task without entering root password.
> >> But I'm little confused. Should I setup rsyncd.conf from the
> >> server and setuid/setgid for access? Then initiate connection from
> >> client with above commands using CRON?
> > That's one way. You could also do it with an expect script (use
> > autoexpect), or you can tell your SSH server to authenticate with an
> > SSH key. If you do it that way, you won't be prompted for a password.
> > It's what I do for all of my remote servers.
> Sorry. Do you mean the way I have would still prompt for password? Would
> you mind sharing your script?
I've setup SSH for auto login. It seems I can just do
rsync -e ssh -aupg 10.10.10.24:/home/MYDOMAIN /home fine
Do I still need /etc/rsyncd.conf on the server?
More information about the rsync