[Dirvish] Re: Re: Re: ssh as root going away

Ken Dyke kdyke at keycomputerconsultants.com
Tue Jan 16 14:21:25 PST 2007


On Fri, Jan 12, 2007 at 11:17:46PM +0100, Eric Mountain (em-dirvish-1 at nerim.net) wrote:
> On Friday 12 January 2007 18:05, Ken Dyke spake thus:
> > On Fri, Jan 12, 2007 at 10:50:02AM +0000, Dave Howorth 
> (dhoworth at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk) wrote:
> > > In his message, Paul suggested the best answer was to run an rsync
> > > server. What's the problem with that suggestion?
> >
> > Sensitive files transferred in the clear.
> 
> VPN tunnel?  Not sure if this is a reasonable suggestion in this case.

A VPN tunnel is rather heavy weight.  I am looking at using stunnel,
which is not a heck of a lot lighter.
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