How to change the rsync default tcp port 873 to some other port

jw schultz jw at
Tue Nov 18 22:07:13 EST 2003

On Wed, Nov 12, 2003 at 02:59:27PM +0800, Sethu Subramanian Rengarajan wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to change the rsync default port to something other than 873. I
> changed in the rsyncd.conf file. But, still it listens to 873 only.
> How to fix this issue.

Given that rsyncd.conf doesn't have a port parameter that is
no suprise.  You must specify the port on the rsync command
line when launching the daemon.

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