After successfull passwordless ssh login, unable to do rsync
hvjunk at gmail.com
Tue Mar 29 02:38:05 MDT 2011
On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 8:21 AM, Boniforti Flavio <flavio at piramide.ch> wrote:
> Hello again...
>> > I have to say that on a similar setup, I'm succeeding with
>> the command
>> > I told you before.
>> Then you are using the rsync daemon method, and you will have
>> to check on the server side to allow access without passwords
>> in /etc/rsyncd.conf, or make use of the environment variables
>> to pass the password to rsync on the client side.
> Server side is actually allowing me to passwordlessly connect to the ssh
> How is this to be related to rsyncd?
1) rsync -e ssh /local/path user at remoteserver:/remote/path
This will use *SSH* authentication to setup the connection, and then
access the filesystem using user's rights.
2) rsync /local/path rsync://remoteserver/remote_module/path
This will use RSYNCD authentication to rsync daemon modules in /etc/rsyncd.conf
You do the following:
a) setup a ssh tunnel (its own seperate authentication)
b) then make use of (2), ie. RSYNCD connection (over the already
established ssh tunnel) that will need RSYNCD authentication to the
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