doubt regarding rsync password file

Matt McCutchen hashproduct at
Sun Nov 27 20:30:41 GMT 2005

On Thu, 2005-11-24 at 14:49 +0530, Krishnaprasad wrote:
> I am facing a problem while copying a file to a remote system by
> specifying password in a password file. While trying to copy with
> password file it again prompts for the password.
> what may be the reason

Are you using SSH?  --password-file can only be used to give a password
to an rsync daemon, not to SSH.  If you want to use SSH without a
password, set up public key authentication; see ssh-keygen.
Matt McCutchen, ``hashproduct''
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