rsync over ftp
paul at debian.org
Wed Apr 20 09:21:49 GMT 2005
On Tue 19 Apr 2005, roger tremblay wrote:
> I would like to use rsync client over ftp. I know how to use it with ssh
> but it just can't work with ftp or ncftp. The purpose of usign it with ftp
> is simple: most webhosting soft. like cpanel or plesk don't monitor ssh
> bandwidth usage. You need to monitore it in order to suspend an over-quota
> I tried the following:
> rsync -avze '/usr/bin/ftp -nv' /tmp/testdir username at server.com:./testrsync/
> I dont get any result.
That will never work... ftp is a completely different protocol to rsh or
ssh, think of it as batch-oriented ("GET... <wait> PUT... <wait>")
instead of interactive.
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