Upgrade from 2.4.4 to 2.4.6

Matthias Saou matthias at rpmforge.net
Thu Dec 13 23:52:35 EST 2001


I've had some issues with rsync over ssh with version 2.4.4 which an update
to 2.4.6 fixed. The problem I have now is that machines which do not have a
valid reverse dns entry for their IP addresses get empty directory listings
from the server, even though they can get the module list and the motd each
time. This is what I see in the server's log file for each attempt from
such hosts :

2001/12/13 13:44:29 [29011] reverse name lookup failed
2001/12/13 13:44:29 [29011] forward name lookup failed

Why this behaviour change? I haven't found anything in the man page about
restricting non-resolvable hosts... and now I need help! :-)

I though trying an upgrade to 2.5.0 would be a good idea... but it's worse!
I get : "rsync: read error: Connection reset by peer" from all the clients
I've tried and also a second line with "rsync error: error in rsync
protocol data stream (code 12) at io.c(151)" when accessing the server from
itself (client version 2.5.0 too).


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