[CentOS] Re: remote tar via ssh

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Mon Oct 1 13:00:33 UTC 2007

Matthew Miller wrote:
> 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.

Or for windows, where running rsync under sshd doesn't work well.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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