securing rsync backup solutions?

L. V. Lammert lvl at
Tue Dec 27 13:39:43 MST 2011

On Tue, 27 Dec 2011, Daniel Pocock wrote:

> For full system backup, rsync obviously needs to run as root on the
> machine being backed up
Not exactly, .. it is trivial to setup a root key on the 'to be backed up'
machine that only authorizes the rsync command.


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