Size Limit in rsyncd.conf File?
jw at pegasys.ws
Tue Dec 2 10:05:23 EST 2003
On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 01:58:11PM -0500, Daemian Mack wrote:
> I've got an rsyncd.secrets file with 59 accounts in it. Almost all
> these need to be enabled concurrently. My rsyncd.conf thus has an auth
> users field with upward of 50 values. I'm starting to wonder at what
> point I'll have maxed that field out, especially as we're taking on new
> accounts all the time.
> Incidentally, whether or not there is a limit, is it possible to do some
> sort of file-include for the auth users field, instead of enumerating
> every account? It would make it much cleaner to maintain to simply
> refer to an external file which just had a list of the accounts I want
> to give access to...
I've not tried it but auth users permits the use of shell
wildcards in user names so
auth users = *
would restrict the users to all of those listed in the
secrets file. If you wish different user lists for
different modules just use module-specific secrets files.
J.W. Schultz Pegasystems Technologies
email address: jw at pegasys.ws
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