Getting Started (Trying)
jim at jrssystems.net
Wed Dec 24 15:24:42 EST 2003
> I have configured my rcyncd.conf file and it is stored in /etc.
> Whne I type in the command rsync --daemon, nothing happens.
> Whats wrong? I type in netstat to see if I can see port 873 being
> used but there is nothing. Here is my conf file
> log file = /var/log/rsyncd.log
> path = /vmfs/Storage
> comment = My Home Area
> list = yes
> read only = no
> I am new to linux and rsync. Using latest version of Rsync in a
> vmware server which uses redhat 7.2 I believe
Try manually specifying the location of rsyncd.conf on your command
line, ie rsync --config=/etc/rsyncd.conf --daemon. It's probably
looking for it someplace where you didn't put it, and when it can't find
an rsyncd.conf, it silently exits.
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