Les Mikesell writes:
> On Fri, 2005-04-15 at 14:23, Chris Finley wrote:
> > I think built-in support for rsyncd over SSH would be pretty easy to do,
> > comments are welcome.
> I think it is a great idea. It would also be useful to allow the ssh
> providing the tunnel to originate from the client side (firewalling,
> dynamic IP's, mobile machines, etc.), but it makes the scheduling
> a little harder to arrange.
I think it is a good idea too.
For client initiated backups, you could use cron to run
BackupPC_serverMsg on the server to start a backup.
But then any break-in on a client allows the user to ssh
(as user backuppc) to the BackupPC server. That could
compromise your whole network.