rsync without password

John Pierce john.j35 at
Thu Oct 1 20:56:09 UTC 2009

On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 9:08 AM, Vladimir <vladimir at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm getting a bit annoying researching for a way to synchronize my home few
> boxes using rsync.
> I was trying to use /etc/rcync.conf and rcync.secrets on a destination host.
> I also was trying to generate on source host and transfer it to
> the destination.
> I simply was trying to use RSYNC_PASSWORD environment variable on both
> source and destination and absolutelly no luck to exchange files without
> prompting for a password.
> Any help would be greately appreciated.
> Vladimir
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This should get you a long way toward the passwordless ssh login:

I used this and it does function.

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