deny host and auth users not working over ssh

Max Bowsher maxb at
Tue Nov 19 23:53:00 EST 2002

johnnyfulcrum <johnnyfulcrum at> wrote:

> I have a solaris 8 box with the latest ssl, ssh, and rsync all set up.
>  ssh and an apache-sll site are running good - I feel confident that
> ssl and ssh are set up correctly, but when I use rsync over ssh, it
> (rsync) will allow me to sync as any (system) user from any host ecven
> though the rsyncd.conf file in /etc has user auth = <one real system
> user> and host deny = *
> is there something I'm missing here?  Seems I shouldn't be able to run
> rsync


If you are using the ssh access method, then there is no rsyncd involved.


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