rsync with ssh
manuellopezibanez at yahoo.es
Mon Oct 24 12:17:52 GMT 2005
I think you are confusing the 8 different ways of using rsync. You
should read again and more carefully the section GENERAL in manual page
of rsync, rsync(1), for details. Keep reading below:
Adrian Mak wrote:
> rsync with ssh, I executed
> rsync --verbose --progress --recursive -rsh=/usr/bin/ssh --delete
> 123.123.123:test/ /home/test2
It seems you wish the following (quoted from rsync(1)):
o for copying from a remote machine using a remote shell program
as the transport, using rsync server on the remote machine.
This is invoked when the source path contains a :: separator and
the --rsh=COMMAND (aka "-e COMMAND") option is also provided.
You are using a single ":", so the command is wrong and it does what
o for copying from the local machine to a remote machine using a
remote shell program as the transport (such as ssh or rsh). This
is invoked when the destination path contains a single : separa-
That is, you are not using the rsync server: a full remote path is required.
If you wish to use the rsync server, try with:
rsync --verbose --progress --recursive -rsh=/usr/bin/ssh --delete
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