[CentOS] rsync from rescue boot

Ljubomir Ljubojevic office at plnet.rs
Tue Jan 31 21:14:05 UTC 2012

On 01/31/2012 09:47 PM, Les Mikesell wrote:
> No, I'm trying to have rsync make an outbound connection over ssh from
> the rescue environment and getting what looks like an argument error
> from ssh.   Ssh itself works and I can connect to the same target if I
> run it directly, and the exact same rsync command lines work from a
> normal host.  Either rsync isn't setting up the remote command right,
> or ssh isn't allowing it and giving a bad error message.

How about something like

tar cvf - . | gzip -c -1 | ssh user at host cat ">" remotefile.gz

to get the filesystem across the ssh?


Ljubomir Ljubojevic
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