Bill Davidsen wrote: > > You don't need to do two operations, you can pass the file to the script: > cat myfile | ssh -i myscript.key machine [optional args] > the first command in the script is something like: > dd of=safedir/new.myfile > > You can pass arguments to the script, they will end up in > $SSH_ORIGINAL_COMMAND which can be read by the script. My backup script > takes full|incr|config|logs|crit argument on the client and sends the > backup data to stdout where I can save it. > A much better way to do it then I had posted. I like it! Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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