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RSync backup issue

On Nov 12, 2009, at 3:14 PM, Chris O'Connell wrote:
> Any thoughts about :
> A)  How I could either give the administrator permission to backup the /home
> folder

Add the login and program to /etc/sudoers and run it with sudo.  No promise that this is the 100% correct syntax:

administrator	ALL=/path/to/script

> B)  Have the Rsync process know the password for the Administrator account
> so I'm not always prompted?

This is not an rsync issue.  It's an ssh issue, and you need to set up the keys appropriately and probably allow non-password logins on

--Rich P.

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