Files copied into wrong directory

Matt McCutchen hashproduct+rsync at
Sat Jul 21 13:40:08 GMT 2007

On 7/19/07, Matt McCutchen <hashproduct+rsync at> wrote:
> Notwithstanding that paragraph, if you forward a local port to the
> daemon's port, you're additionally in danger of others on the local
> machine piggybacking on that forward.  Using a ProxyCommand in place
> of a port forward (see method 2 on
> ) doesn't have the piggybacking
> problem and also tends to be more convenient.

Oops, I realized that's not quite what I meant to say.  The goal is
not to set a ProxyCommand for ssh to *use* (as is the case when there
are two ssh-es involved), but to set the equivalent of a proxy command
for rsync to use, the command itself involving ssh.  I described the
two ways to do that at the end of this message: .  Wayne,
please consider mentioning one or both methods on .


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