rsyncing as root when root login is disabled?

Wayne Davison wayned at
Sat Sep 16 19:46:03 GMT 2006

On Sat, Sep 16, 2006 at 10:40:45AM -0700, Joe Ruby wrote:
> $ rsync -av --progress --rsync-path='sudo
> /usr/bin/rsync' admin at var
> Password:12345

Make sure that the command "sudo rsync" does not prompt for a password,
as there is no way for it to connect to a terminal to get input.


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