Anyone know how to rsync or ssh to an ftp site? (Follow on to Tar Oddity)
pocallaghan at gmail.com
Fri Jan 22 20:19:36 UTC 2010
On Fri, 2010-01-22 at 21:12 +0100, DB wrote:
> Now.... seeing how brilliant rsync is at updating my /home on the 2
> machines, I thought it'd be a Good Idea to try and use it to keep a
> website I look after, up to date. Problem is - how do I specify the
> "receiver" address, when I only have an ftp access to the distant
> (& I guess my chances of installing rsync on a provider's system is
> about as good as......) All the notes I read on the 'net seem to
> with ip addresses, which I don't know how to find for my target...
This makes no sense if the remote system isn't running rsync as well,
either via the rsync: protocol prefix, or by executing an rsync process
on an ssh login. You can't rsync to an ftp daemon.
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