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Re: scp alternative

On Wed, Jul 05, 2000 at 09:09:06PM -0800, Ethan Benson wrote
> On Wed, Jul 05, 2000 at 09:50:40AM -0400, Chris Mason wrote:
> > I've been using scp to copy the files from my production web server to my
> > hosting companies web server. scp works well except that there is no way to
> > prevent it coping files that already are up to date, and also, it requires a
> > password every time.
> > Is there a better alternative? My remote server does not allow rsync,
> > although they say they will in the future.
> you can use rsync over ssh, it requires nothing from the server except
> a working sshd (which it obviously has)
> rsync --rsh=/usr/bin/ssh 

Not meaning to be a killjoy, but it also requires that the rsync
binary be available on the remote machine.

John P.
http://www.mdt.net.au/~john Debian Linux admin & support:technical services

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