rsync with forced-command ssh and variable files

Matt McCutchen matt at
Mon Apr 26 23:53:16 MDT 2010

On Mon, 2010-04-26 at 22:33 -0400, Alex wrote:
> > My answer is the same as last time: don't override the rsync server
> > command, instead use an rsync daemon.
> Thanks for the follow-up :-)
> There is a firewall involved, and it's over an unsecured network, so
> I'm not sure using just the rsync encryption without any additional
> encryption or authentication (since it's automated) will be possible.

I meant (and I suppose I should have said) a single-use rsync daemon
over ssh.  See:


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