Subject: Re: rdist and ssh
To: None <>
From: Mike Parson <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 11/24/2002 11:29:10
On Sat, Nov 23, 2002 at 12:46:10PM -0500, Steve Bellovin wrote:
> Is it possible to use rdist over ssh?  I'm trying to keep several 
> machines synchronized from one master machine, but I decline to enable 
> the rsh port.  The obvious thing to try is

Any chance you'd use rsync instead of rdist?  It is trivial to set
up rsync to use ssh instead of rsh, it copies diffs instead of
complete files, which makes later updates even faster.

Michael Parson