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Re: Mirroing - Troubles

On Wed, Mar 04, 1998 at 09:26:24PM +0100, Georg Hitsch wrote:
> I am mirroring from va.debian.org ...
> Mirroring is now completed (manually) - i would like to have setuped it,
> that it gets his updates automatically via rsnyc - but if i login on
> va.debian.org with rsync it wants my password and i have to type it in
> manually.
> How can i do it, that he doesnt ask me for password?
> (i have tried it with .shosts and .rhosts - but it doesnt work, he still
> asks for a password...)

You need to create a ssh key on the machine/account where you are runing
rsync from. Create it with no password. 'ssh-keygen' will create the key
for you. Then copy the generated identity.pub to .ssh/authorized_keys in
your account on va.


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Andrew Howell
Perth, Western Australia			       andrew@it.net.au

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