deny host and auth users not working over ssh

jw schultz jw at
Wed Nov 20 00:48:00 EST 2002

On Tue, Nov 19, 2002 at 09:12:39PM -0000, johnnyfulcrum wrote:
> Hi-
> 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

Rsync over ssh doesn't run rsyncd so the rsyncd.conf file is
not used.  See the AllowUsers and DenyUsers directives in

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