NOT loging rsync stuff in the /var/log/message

Martin Pool mbp at
Mon Sep 17 23:03:27 EST 2001

On 17 Sep 2001, willem <realother at> wrote:
> hi,
> I was wondering if ther was any way of letting rsync not log to
> the message file. I use rsync over ssh. my log out put is
> connect form (my ip)
> log: connection from (my ip) port 1023
> log: could not revers map addres (my ip)
> log: RSA authentication for use mirror accepted
> log: execute remote command as user mirror
> log: RSA key generation complete
> log : closing connection to (my ip)

Those messages come from sshd, not (directly) from rsync.  You need to look
at your SSH configuration.  "LogLevel ERROR" in sshd.conf should fix 
you up.


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