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Re: Rsync



On Mon, 2007-09-03 at 19:54 +0100, Paul Ward wrote:
> Hi Peeps,
> 
> Does anyone know if it is possible to use rsync to back up an ftp site
> that uses a password.
> 
> I am aware of rsync://[USER ]HOST[:PORT]/SRC [DEST] but how do I
> handle the password?

The man page for rsync tells you a couple of different ways.

> 
> If this is not possible does it mean I have to use sftp?

lftp can connect via sftp protocol and is significantly more powerful
than plain sftp.

> 
> Thanks in advance
> 
> 
-- 
                Matthew Saltzman

Clemson University Math Sciences
mjs AT clemson DOT edu
http://www.math.clemson.edu/~mjs


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