rsync: network "bind interfaces only" command for rsync?

Lachlan Cranswick l.m.d.cranswick at
Tue May 14 07:54:01 EST 2002

>Might the --address= option below, in conjunction with your IP filtering, 
>do what you want?
>     --address
>          By default rsync will bind to the wildcard address when
>          run  as  a daemon with the --daemon option or when con-
>          necting to a rsync server. The --address option  allows
>          you  to  specify a specific IP address (or hostname) to
>          bind to. This makes virtual hosting  possible  in  con-
>          junction with the --config option.
>SunOS 5.7           Last change: 25 Jan 2002                   17
>User Commands                                            rsync(1)
>Tim Conway

Thanks - I was looking in the rsyncd.conf info files instead of the
startup options files.

Based on local scanning using "nmap" (permission obtained from sys 
admin to have this on my systems so I don't get arrested as a hacker), 
this seems to work well.


Lachlan M. D. Cranswick

Collaborative Computational Project No 14 (CCP14)
    for Single Crystal and Powder Diffraction
  Birkbeck University of London and Daresbury Laboratory 
Postal Address: CCP14 - School of Crystallography,
                Birkbeck College,
                Malet Street, Bloomsbury,
                WC1E 7HX, London,  UK
Tel: (+44) 020 7631 6850   Fax: (+44) 020 7631 6803
E-mail: l.m.d.cranswick at   Room: B091

More information about the rsync mailing list