rsync via ssh script
anfi at priv.onet.pl
Tue Mar 23 07:46:27 GMT 2004
Tim Nonnast wrote:
> does anybody know, how a bash shell script looks, which automatically
> enters the ssh password?
> the rsync call should be:
> rsync -avz -e ssh /home/johndoe/data/repository
> billythegate at 192.168.10.102:/home/johndoe/junk
> the call causes a password question.
> Is ist possible to automate that by a cron? If yes how should the script
> look to automatically enter the password?
Have you considered using "key authentication" in ssh ?
AFAIK it is a standard way of making ssh session available to cron scripts.
The remote site may assign "single command" to session suthenticated with the
Andrzej [en:Andrew] Adam Filip anfi at priv.onet.pl anfi at xl.wp.pl
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