rsync when user's home dir is not in /home

Juanga at Cibal juanga at
Wed Nov 28 20:26:43 GMT 2007


I'm syincing i.e. /var/lib/mysql with no problems at all on 2.6.9 and 
now in 3.0.0pre5, with no password between trusted hosts.

Try this nice tutorial for paswordless ssh/rsync to deeply understand 
this issue, it's listed on "documentation" on the official rsync website:



Jose M Vidal wrote:
> Hello!
> I am having following issue: when the home directory of a new user is 
> not in /home, but in any other directory in the root, say 
> /copies/user, then I can not avoit the password prompt.
> I already generated the keys, uploaded to 
> /copies/user/.ssh/authorized_keys, checked permnissions, etc. (I did 
> id many times before). But ther's no way to avoid typing the password.
> Any clues?
> Thanks a lot in advanced!
> jm
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