rsync through multiple ssh hops with password authentication prompt

Wayne Davison wayned at
Thu Oct 20 17:10:53 GMT 2005

On Thu, Oct 20, 2005 at 06:06:28PM +0100, Manuel L?pez-Ib??ez wrote:
> Can rsync work while ssh-agent is forwarding data?

Of course.  All rsync needs is an 8-bit clean pipe to send its data.
What ssh does on its own to authorize connections is of no concern to


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