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Re: Mirroring a private account?

On Wed, 4 Dec 1996, Martin Schulze wrote:

> Good morning folks,
> could anybody please help me with a particular problem.
> I have important data on one machine I have an account on. It's the
> complete home directory. To provide better security and to be able to
> work from another machine I would like to mirror these data on another
> machine.
> How can I tell mirror to use a personal account and not the anonymous
> one?
> If I use
> 	remote_account=

use 'remote_user=.....' instead.  It works fine for me and I am doing 
exactly this kind of mirroring on several machines I have accounts on.

The main problem I find is that the mirror program runs as root and 
therefore all the mirrored files are owned by root rather than me on 
the local machine.



    *                            Carlo U. Segre                           *
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