Remotely edit user disk quota

Chris Rees utisoft at
Thu May 28 10:52:56 UTC 2009

2009/5/28 Olivier Nicole <on at>:
>> > How could I nicely and securely connect from the script on the web
>> > server to the file server, in order to edit the quota? It should be
>> use rsh and .rhosts :)
> I do that already, not really what I call secure ;) As I put up a new
> machine, I'd prefer something else.
> Olivier

You could use ssh and ssh keys. That's what I use in my scripts.

rsh and ssh are so similar in use there's really no point in using rsh
at all any more. The security gained by ssh is so great that any (very
small) overhead is well worth it.


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