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[ale] Ssh config question



How about this:

```
Host normalB
  HostName b.example.com
  User normal
  Port 2222

Host rootB
  HostName b.example.com
  User root
  Port 2222
```

On Thu, Feb 12, 2015 at 10:09 AM, Jim Lynch <ale_nospam at fayettedigital.com>
wrote:

> I have a backup being run on a system that then uses scp to copy the
> archive to another system.  The backup is running on system A as root and
> copies to system B as a normal user, e. g. scp backup.tar
> normal at B.example.com.  In my /root/.ssh/config file I have
>
> Host B.example.com
> Port 2222
>
> I did a ssh-copy-id normal at B.example.com AND
> ssh-copy-id B.example.com
>
> So ssh works fine to root at B.example.com but not to normal at B.example.com
>
> If I change the ssh port back to 22 it works as advertised, connecting to
> either, but it won't connect to another user on B.example.com with an
> alternate port.  In the man page for .ssh/config there is a User key word
> but I'm guessing that would force all connections to the host to use that
> user.
>
> Other than putting the port number on the command is there a way around
> this problem?
> scp -P 2222 backup.tar normal at B.example.com works.
>
> Thanks,
> Jim.
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