Help with synchronizing two directories on remote servers

Paul Slootman paul at
Mon Oct 10 16:44:17 GMT 2005

On Mon 10 Oct 2005, symbulos - ethical services (external mailing lists) wrote:
> What I do is to go to one of the server (server a) as root 
> using ssh, navigate to the directory, and write
> rsync -avz username at serverb:directory/     ./
> This is the error we get
> ssh: connect to host port 22: Connection 
> refused

This simply means that ssh is not running as a daemon on the remote
system (serverb). Ensure that you can login as "username" via ssh on
that system before trying rsync over ssh.

Paul Slootman

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