#2 Request: Use ssh to backup across network


It would be great if you could modify this GUI so that
it was possible to backup across the network using SSH.
At present it seems that one can only backup between
files/folders that one can browse to. And since I am
not aware of any way to mount remote machines via SSH
(Linux's Nautilus and Konqueror can do this), I can't
broswe there.


  • Zetetic Apparatchik

    • priority: 5 --> 6
    • status: open --> pending
  • Zetetic Apparatchik

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    Don't tell anyone, but we're working on it for June.
    So, SSH, yeah, but SHH!*

    *I need fixing.

  • SourceForge Robot

    • status: pending --> closed
  • SourceForge Robot

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    This Tracker item was closed automatically by the system. It was
    previously set to a Pending status, and the original submitter
    did not respond within 14 days (the time period specified by
    the administrator of this Tracker).

  • Zetetic Apparatchik

    • status: closed --> open
  • Norman Gray

    Norman Gray - 2007-01-08

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    Can I reopen this item, after it was automatically closed by the system?
    rsyncing over ssh would be a _very_ attractive addition to an
    already attractive interface.

    Your comments mentioned that you were (quietly) working on this
    -- is this closer to appearing (no pressure...)?

  • Nobody/Anonymous

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    I found a way to mount ssh directories as local drives using macfuse from google code.google.com/p/macfuse/ I use it with arrsync.

  • Jamin W. Collins

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    I would also like to see support for using rsync over ssh. The need to sync an iBook with a remote system is what brought me to this application in the first place.

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  • Nobody/Anonymous

    This would be really nice and could really greatly extend arRsync usage. Note : a password prompt for ssh login makes things really simple.

  • Nobody/Anonymous

    Well it's been a long time now, can we talk again ?

  • Nobody/Anonymous

    I agree though you can mount one with MacFUSE I believe, that is a pain, I believe it would be best to support using rsyncd on the remote end over ssh would improve speed if you want a full checksum done on every file. I know I would use that feature for multiple of my projects. It would also be cool to be able mount one ssh server over sftp and have the other end be an rsyncd. That would be useful for backing up a remote system like a webserver to a local backup server.


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