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Re: [suse-security] secure way of rsyncing ?
  • From: Sven Michels <smichels@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2002 15:10:33 +0100
  • Message-id: <3C5015D9.550CD7E9@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Jens Georg wrote:
>
> hello,
>
> i have to keep three servers uptodate and i would like to do this using
> rsync. as far as i know there are several security concerns about rsync, so
> is there another tool available that can do this for me ? btw ... i am using
> sftp to encrypt my ftp-session ? maybe there's a similiar tool for rsync
> available, too ?

use rsync over ssh (-e ssh) and all will be fine ;)
you can use dsa/rsa keys for authentification like sftp/ssh
does and that should solve your problem

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