[CentOS] Re: remote tar via ssh

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Mon Oct 1 11:59:02 UTC 2007

On Mon, Oct 01, 2007 at 12:47:44PM +0100, Jeremy Sanders wrote:
> No - you only need a "normal" rsync installed on each side. rsync uses a
> ssh/rsh connection to copy the data, so you don't need a special server.
> rsync starts itself on the remote server over the ssh connection. If you
> run a high-volume site, an rsync server is available (though this has had
> quite a few security issues in the past).

And isn't encrypted like ssh. It's mostly for distribution of data, like for
ftp mirrors.

Matthew Miller           mattdm at mattdm.org          <http://mattdm.org/>
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