rsync not prompting for username, only password

Stewart Mclean S.Mclean at
Wed May 15 19:25:23 EST 2002

Hi guys, can anyone suggest why, when I connect to my rsync server, I'm not
prompted for a username and password but instead I'm only prompted for a
password? I have "auth users = username" set in /etc/rsyncd.conf and a
corresponding entry in /etc/rsyncd.secrets but still rsync only asks for a


Stewart Mclean
UNIX Support Group
Information Management Services
Curtin University of Technology
GPO Box U1987
Perth 6845
Ph: (08) 9266 7495
Email: stewart at

The manual said install Windows 98 or I installed Linux! what if my password is the same as my dog's name. My dog's name is
m7u#$12a and I change it every week..........sit m7u#$12a sit....m7u#$12a
roll over, that's a good dog.

When a computer from Sun Microsystems crashes does that mean the sun has
gone down or is that a sun set?....and when it reboots, do we call that a
sun rise?

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