how should I (best practice) set up permissions for rsync ?
bsd at bathnetworks.com
Wed Jan 11 09:37:44 PST 2006
On Wed, 2006-01-11 at 03:47, user wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Jan 2006, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I want to rsync /usr/home from one machine to another, for purposes of
> > > backup.
> > >
> > i do:
> > rsync -e "rsh" -avzrlHpogDtS --delete --delete-excluded --force
> > \ --exclude-from=../$1-exclude root@$1:/ .
> > where $1 is server name
> Yeah ... I know how to do that ... I wasn't asking how to rsync it, I was
> asking how I could:
> a) keep remote root logins _disabled_
> b) keep default freebsd permissions on the /usr/home directory
> and still do the rsync ... in your example, you are remotely logging in as
> root, which I want to avoid.
> Any suggestions ?
If you don't want to log on as root, then you can run a rsync as each
user as say a user cron job.
Just a thought
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