Question about file ownership on destination

Jim Salter jim at
Tue Dec 30 14:48:18 EST 2003

I'm not sure how that could be considered a security issue on rsync's 
part - if rsync wasn't running as root, how would it be able to set uid 
and gid arbitrarily?

 > acct svcs wrote:
> After your suggestion I did discover a solution, though.  I had to 
> explicitly assign uid and gid to root in rsyncd.conf (hmmm, 
> security?).

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