Using SSH to connect to the ReadyNAS has many advantages for the experienced user. However, OpenSSH is kind of a resource hog which is especially true when being used together with rsync. To make rsync over SSH run a bit smoother I decided to replace OpenSSH with Dropbear on my Sparc line of ReadyNAS boxes. So here’s the latest addition to my add-on collection:
Every once in a while I need to use dynamic variables in shell scripts for doing things like
but unfortunately it won’t work like shown in the example above.
What will work however is this: