SSH publickey auth

Alexander Dalloz ad+lists at
Fri Jul 8 22:25:31 UTC 2005

Am Fr, den 08.07.2005 schrieb Rick Stevens um 23:54:

> You can also simply tunnel rsync through ssh, provided you've copied
> the public key of the user running rsync on the local end into the
> remote machine's "~/.ssh/authorized_keys" file.

> - Rick Stevens, Senior Systems Engineer     rstevens at -

But that does not help in the situation of an unattended cron driven
scheduled backup. cront's environment is limited and the usage of public
keys without passphrase protections isn't recommended for obvious


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