Re: rsync to port 8080

Brent Clark wrote:
Could anyone please help me with rsync

Im running ssh on port 8080, and I cant get rsync to connect.

Ive tried

rsync -a --port=8080 bclark@xxxxxxxxxxxxx:/spare2/wayne_mail..tar.gz wayne_mail..tar.gz

rsync -a -e ssh bclark@xxxxxxxxxxxxx:8080:/spare2/wayne_mail..tar.gz wayne_mail..tar.gz

$ rsync -e 'ssh -p 8080' [...]

seems to work (although I vaguely recall it not working, so maybe it's dependant on the rsync version?)

Putting something like this into ~/.ssh/config will also work:

Port 8080

Darren Tucker (dtucker at
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