Remote tar

Michael Hirmke
Wed Sep 23 19:20:00 GMT 1998

Hi Stephen,

>I have been trying to use the Cygwin tar to backup remotely to a tape
>drive on a Linux host, but get error messages that the remote host or
>device can't be found.  I have verified that I can rsh to the Linux box,
>although the rsh being used is the WinNT version.  I have also used the
>Linux tar on the machines other boot personality successfully to backup
>up remotely.
>For reference, the command being used is
>tar cvf kat:/dev/st0 .

This works for me:
tar --rsh-command=/usr/local/bin/ssh -cvf .

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