rsnyc over ssh through scripting and cron...
rene at exactcode.de
Sun Jan 29 20:36:29 GMT 2006
On Sunday 29 January 2006 19:36, Quinn Snyder wrote:
> I have two machines (approx 50 miles apart) that I need to create a
> co-located backup solution for. One machine will serve as a central
> fileserver for an office, and every week a backup of that directory will be
> sent through the internet to a box I have here locally. I am aware of
> rsync being able to run over SSH, however I need this to be totally
> automated (SSH opening, passwords sent and synchronized, files copied, and
> connections broken). If I can create the script, I can place the script in
> the cron.weekly folder, and execute it from there using cron. I just need
> to know where to start, and how I'm going to get the password automation
> (any links or anything.I don't need to be walked through it, I just need a
> starting point, though any help is appreciated).
You need a pre-shared key without passphrase:
to tunnel rsync thru SSH without user interaction.
René Rebe - Rubensstr. 64 - 12157 Berlin (Europe / Germany)
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