FreeBSD Rsyncing

Wayne Davison wayned at
Thu Jun 23 18:23:50 GMT 2005

On Thu, Jun 23, 2005 at 12:26:44PM -0500, Jason King wrote:
> I can't use root because you can't ssh directly to FreeBSD as root,
> you have to su to it.

The command you're running is not using ssh -- it's connecting to an
rsync daemon (due to the host::module syntax).  You can put any uid you
want into the rsyncd.conf file as long as the daemon was started by root
(which it usually is).


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