Anonymous rsync server on LAN

Martin Pool mbp at
Tue Mar 26 10:06:41 EST 2002

On 22 Mar 2002, Berend Tober <btober at> wrote:

> I noticed some mention somewhere about "reverse dns lookups" with 
> respect to anonymous rsync, so what I did and got it to work, is add 
> an entry to the /etc/hosts file on the server ( in my 
> example) for the back-up server "client" ( in my 
> example). Then she lit right up fine.

That's probably a bug; it ought to work without resolution.  So for
now you're fine, but somebody should check this.


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