I did know that scp uses the same protocol as ssh but I did not know that
rsync used ssh as default. My bad.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Reid [mailto:jim@rfc1035.com]
> Sent: Friday, December 31, 2004 1:09 PM
> To: Alex R
> Cc: bind-users@isc.org
> Subject: Re: administering 1,000 zone files
>
> >>>>> "Alex" == Alex R writes:

>
> >> how about just rsync and cron? Want it more secure? rsync
> >> over ssh and cron :-)

> Alex> Why not just have a script in cron use scp? That way you
> Alex> don't have to worry about tunneling it over ssh witch takes
> Alex> more setup.
>
> You are badly confused. rsync uses ssh by default. Tunnelling is not
> needed either. In fact scp uses the same protocol as ssh.