[thelist] backups / disk space / rsync
pms at stoutstreet.com
Fri Mar 16 10:03:41 CDT 2012
On 3/15/2012 5:15 pm, Bob Meetin wrote:
> On 03/05/2012 01:32 PM, patrick wrote:
>> On 3/5/2012 3:25 pm, Bob Meetin wrote:
>>> So ... How do you feed rsync the username and password?
>> Use SSH and private key
> I'm still trying to get this working.
> 1. rsync and ssh are installed and work
> 2. I did some googling for SSH and private key and found a few
> tutorials such as: http://www.ece.uci.edu/~chou/ssh-key.html
> * Step 1:
> % *ssh-keygen -t dsa*
> Generating public/private dsa key pair.
> Enter file in which to save the key (~/.ssh/id_dsa): (just type
> Enter passphrase (empty for no passphrase): (just type return)
> Enter same passphrase again: (just type return)
> Your identification has been saved in ~/.ssh/id_dsa
> Your public key has been saved in ~/.ssh/id_dsa.pub
> The key fingerprint is:
> Some really long string
> * Step 2:
> Then, paste the content of the local ~/.ssh/id_dsa.pub file into
> the file ~/.ssh/authorized_keys on the remote host.
> For the Enter passphrase it would not allow a blank phrase, so I fed
> it a password and it completed, created the ~/.ssh/id_dsa.pub file. I
> then ftp that file to the remote host to: ~/.ssh/authorized_keys.
> Then I tried to ssh to the remote host, also tried an rsync command
> and it still is requesting password.
> rsync -avz /home/$local_host/bin/test/
> Yes I used real account names, not $remote_account, etc.
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