[oclug]rsync and ssh?
smoynes at nexus.carleton.ca
Mon Oct 21 09:36:18 EDT 2002
* Michael P. Soulier (msoulier at storm.ca) wrote:
> Obviously, this is not a solution if you're planning to use
> cron. However, if you're going to use an unencrypted key for such
> "batch" jobs, make sure that they can't be used for a login shell on
> the remote system, for obvious reasons.
There's a script called keychain
<http://www.gentoo.org/projects/keychain.html> that can be used in
cron scripts to access the ssh agent from cron scripts. There's also
links to a few articles the author wrote that describes ssh public-key
authentication pretty well.
Scott Moynes http://www.icculus.org/openbox/
"Computer science is as much about computers
as astronomy is about telescopes." -- Dijkstra
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