Rsync with non-standard ssh ports

This problem appears when I try to rsync directories with hosts inside a cluster used NAT for forwarding ports to internal nodes. Hence, the ssh port for internal nodes are not the default 22. So, how to use rsync with the non-standard ssh ports?

The -e options of rsync play the trick very well. For example, to use ssh to with port 13022:

$ rsync -avxP --delete -e "ssh -p 13022" /local/path/

Eric Ma

Eric is a systems guy. Eric is interested in building high-performance and scalable distributed systems and related technologies. The views or opinions expressed here are solely Eric's own and do not necessarily represent those of any third parties.

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