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Re: rsync over ssh with disallowed login

On 16/10/05, Aurelien Ricard <aurelienricard@free.fr> wrote:
> If you want to be able to login using ssh (or rsync over ssh) on a
> remote machine without password try to put the key of the user's login
> (used on the local machine)  to the .ssh/authorized_keys on the remote

That's not quite what he asked, but you can restrict what commands can be
run (to just rsync) using the authorized_keys file too....

> Lubos Vrbka wrote:

> > is there any way how to disable login to a machine with ssh and at the
> > same time use it as a backup machine using rsync over the same
> > protocol (ssh)?
> >
> > i.e. user can run rsync to that machine, but the login is disallowed?
> > i've seen similar setup (using rsh) in the past but couldn't find out
> > how this is done...

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