[sf-lug] question about using rsync and ssh in a script

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Fri Jul 9 16:52:16 PDT 2010

Quoting John Magolske (b79net at gmail.com):

> This ends up prompting me for the same password twice, and I'd like to
> only have to input the password once. I suppose there are a variety
> of solutions, but I'm not figuring it out as I sit here reading
> though the rsync man page. I was wondering if someone with more
> rsync/ssh/shell-scripting fu than I might suggest an elegant way to
> accomplish this...

See 'SSH Public-key Process' on http://linuxmafia.com/kb/Security .

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