[K12OSN] rsync help

Patrick Mohr patmo98 at yahoo.com
Sun Nov 13 05:54:04 UTC 2005

Doug Simpson wrote:

> You can just ut the username and password on the line, like this. . .
> rsync -e ssh -avz -o username=<username>,password=<password>password 
> user at servera:/path/to/files/ user at serverb:/path/to/destination
> <usernmame> and <password> would be valid for the account with the 
> apropropriate rights.
> Doug
If you do that, anyone who runs "ps ax" while it is being run will see 
your password.  You probably know that, but better safe than sorry.

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