rsync backup permissions

Matt McCutchen matt at
Sat Oct 11 00:40:41 GMT 2008

On Fri, 2008-10-10 at 18:43 -0400, Matthew Monaco wrote:
> So would the receiving end need to be running in daemon mode?  There
> would be no way to set the proper ownership if it isn't?

Not necessarily.  The receiving end just needs to run as root, and that
can be accomplished on a run over remote shell by logging into the
remote root account directly or using "sudo" or similar.


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