Subject: Re: rdist + ssh
To: Patrick Welche <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/12/2000 13:07:12
On Wed, 12 Jan 2000, Patrick Welche wrote:

> Have any of you successfully used rdist + ssh by setting
> RCMD_CMD=/usr/local/bin/ssh ? The computer running rdist successfully makes
> an ssh connection and runs rdist -Server or whatever on the other computer,
> but then strictly nothing happens.. Unsetting RCMD_CMD leaves a working
> system..

rdist doesn't now about ssh escape characters. You might have better
luck if you set ssh up for transparent connections.

In .ssh/config:

 Host	*.blah
 EscapeChar none

I use rsync, myself.