rsync support in authprogs - feedback requested

Paul Slootman paul+rsync at
Thu Feb 18 19:12:55 UTC 2021

On Thu 18 Feb 2021, Bri Hatch via rsync wrote:
> We use authprogs for more than just rsync though, and want more granularity
> than rrsync can support. If you force rrsync for the ssh key via
> command="rrsync" then that key may only be used to run rsync, you can't
> also allow additional commands. From a CI/CD perspective it may be useful
> to have the client side rsync some files, restart some services, and not
> need to use separate keys for each.

I use post-xfer scripts defined in rsyncd.conf to do useful things after
transferring files. That works well.

But I do see that there could be a use for rsync support in authprogs.


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