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Old 10-09-2006, 04:09 PM   #1
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Rsync through a VPN/SSH tunnel...


Can rsync be started/stoped remotely through an ipsec VPN tunnel 'without' having to use SSH ?

Is SSH the 'only' way to initiate services and use commands remotely?

If I use a VPN tunnel and don't wish an SSH and rsync server to be 'on' all the time, how would I start/stop them from remote?

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You don't need an rsync server, unless you cannot otherwise access the files with a valid (non-root) login.


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