Problems getting rsync working...

Brad bradb at
Wed May 15 19:53:02 EST 2002

Thanks for your reply Wayne.

I have managed to get it working from another RedHat 7.3 client that is 
running rsync-2.5.4-2, so I am pretty confident that the server is working 
OK. But I still can't get it to work with the RedHat 7.0 box which is running 
rsync-2.4.4-1, so I am wondering if it is some kind of compatibility issue.


On Thu, 16 May 2002 11:56, Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Thu, 16 May 2002, Brad wrote:
> > The command which is run on the client:
> > rsync -avt /var/spool/mail StorageServer::email
> Did you either startup an "rsync --daemon" manually on the server or
> setup [x]inetd to spawn "rsync --daemon" when someone connects to the
> rsync port?  When you use the "::" syntax, there needs to be an rsync
> daemon to handle the connection.  The alternative is to use just one ":"
> instead of "::" and let ssh handle the connection.
> ..wayne..

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