rsync over ssh via non-default ssh port

rsync -e 'ssh -p PORT' user@host:SRC DEST
tested on cygwin and Fedora 9 . good to remember for those jobs where you cannot set a site-specific connect option in your ~/.ssh/config file.

2009-06-05 16:52:43

What Others Think

rsync -avz -e "ssh -p " @:/path/to/files/ /local/path/ -a archive mode; same as -rlptgoD (no -H) -v increase verbosity -z compresses the file data as it is sent to the destination machine, which reduces the amount of data being transmitted
frank514 · 555 weeks and 2 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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