Root access over ssh?

Jim Salter jim at
Thu Mar 25 17:09:07 GMT 2004

You can use the --rsh="/path/to/command/here" argument in conjunction 
with a simple shell script wrapper that calls rsync using sudo.

Jim Salter
JRS Systems

Paul Galbraith wrote:
> Is it possible to configure rsync in server mode, to gain access to root 
> protected files, without the user having to log in as root through ssh?
> I'd prefer to login as a regular user through ssh and access an rysnc 
> server on the host that's running as root.  As far as I can tell, 
> however, that's not I wrong?

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