encrypted rsyncd - why was it never implemented?
kmk at sanitarium.net
Wed Dec 3 11:20:15 MST 2014
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You mean like grsync?
On 12/03/2014 01:11 PM, Dave Taht wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 3, 2014 at 9:40 AM, Tomasz Chmielewski
> <mangoo at wpkg.org> wrote:
>> rsync in daemon mode is very powerful, yet it comes with one big
>> disadvantage: data is sent in plain.
>> The workarounds are not really satisfying:
>> - use VPN - one needs to set up an extra service, not always
>> - use stunnel - as above
>> - use SSH - is not as powerful as in daemon mode (i.e. read only
>> access, chroot, easy way of adding/modifying users and modules
> I too would like to see rsync gain a native encryption layer.
> (well, that, an X11).
>> Why was encrypted communication in rsyncd never implemented? Some
>> technical disagreements? Nobody volunteered?
>> -- Tomasz Chmielewski http://www.sslrack.com
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