[CALUG] SSH question

Kelly Price strredwolf at gmail.com
Thu Oct 27 09:46:51 CDT 2005

On 10/27/05, Jim Bauer <jfbauer at comcast.net> wrote:
> On Thursday 27 October 2005 09:58, Jason C. Miller wrote:
> > Working with Mr. Breen's suggestion of using dd and ssh to backup hard
> > drives, I was wondering if anybody knew off the top of their heads if
> > password-less login is required for this to work.  If I try to pipe some
> > output into ssh (to be processed on the remote machine), does it matter if
> > I manually put in the password or not?
> No.  ssh will read the password from /dev/tty not stdin.

I used this to back up a WinXP partition (booting off of a Gentoo LiveCD):

ssh root at infected tar cvzf - /mnt/hd/* > hosts/redwolf-xp.tgz

I wonder...

Kelly "STrRedWolf" Price

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