rsync without reverse dns lookup

sean berry berry at
Wed Aug 15 02:32:25 EST 2001

Put entries in /etc/hosts on each machine.

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On Tue, 14 Aug 2001, Clemens Gesell wrote:

> Hello,
> I set up an script witch connects my rsyncd server. But the IPs for
> rsyncd Server and Client have no DNS Name, and so rsync trys to lookup
> for a DNS Name for this IPs. This causes a long DNS Timeout!
> My question: is there a commandline option to disable this "feature"? Or
> can you give me quick "hack around"?
> Best regards
> -- 
> Clemens Gesell <cgesell at> | Product Development
> Astaro AG | | Phone +49-721-490069-18 | Fax - 55

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