Seth Mos schrieb:
> At 14:01 20-8-2001 -0500, yocum@xxxxxxxx wrote:
> >I'd test on a non-RAID system if I had one (how often do you hear that?
> >;-). I suppose I could try it on my desktop. I'll let you know how that
> >goes, too. We're moving *lots* of data around (a few hundred GB/week at
> >least). I'm trying to get the data analysts to use rcp instead of NFS, but
> >that'll take some time.
> Slightly OT.
> how about scp and then using publickey authentication. I just managed to
> set something like that up for the kt.zork.net mirror.
More OT again :)
Using ssh/scp with public key authentication is very nice but there is
one problem: If you need good performance, rsh/rcp is much better than
the secure versions. So ssh/scp is good on public/insecure networks
while rsh/rcp is good in secure ineternal networks.
> You won't even need to enter passwords then although it is highly risky
> when you use this on laptops.
> Every program has two purposes one for which
> it was written and another for which it wasn't
> I use the last kind.