[time-nuts] rsync (was Odetics 325 & 425: File recovery)
John Ackermann N8UR
jra at febo.com
Fri Aug 22 14:38:55 EDT 2008
I was thinking about the Windows side; do the client/server there have
built-in SSH support? I thought you had to play tricks under that OS.
christopher hoover wrote:
> John Ackermann N8UR <jra at febo.com> wrote:
>> You can pipe rsync over SSH;
>> I don't recall the exact magic to make rsync plus
>> SSH work under Windows, but I think you could use PuTTY or Teraterm to
>> provide the port forwarding.
> No port forwading is necessary nor recommended.
> rsync does ssh natively when you specify user at host: I.e.:
> rsync dir1 user at host:/dir2
> This how rsync is used 98% of the time.
> (If you actually want to speak to an honest-to-goodness rsync server that's
> already running, you have to use the rsync:// url syntax.)
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