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
> wayne_mail..tar.gz
> rsync -a -e ssh
> 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

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