[Dirvish] Is this a dumb idea? rsync without ssh
haug at berndhaug.net
Thu Mar 6 03:43:38 UTC 2008
Petcher, Daniel wrote:
> My boss just had a good idea: he suggested exporting an NFS share, then
> rsync will think it's working locally and not bother with the SSH tunnel.
Now, if you want to do a full copy and don't care about bandwidth and
transfer volume consumption, why use rsync in the first place and don't
just cp to the NFS share?
It'll simply copy when both sides are local; at least that's how I read
> You can also use rsync in local-only mode, where both the source
> and destination don't have a ':' in the name. In this case it behaves
> like an improved copy command.
in the rsync man page.
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