jw schultz jw at pegasys.ws
Thu Oct 2 05:43:11 EST 2003

On Wed, Oct 01, 2003 at 02:34:43PM -0500, Clint Boggio wrote:
> I am moving from an anonymous rsync setup to a password protected rsync
> setup. I have my module involved in the test configured to auth only for
> one user. The secrets file is working just fine for I have tested it.
> Before I decided to go with a password protected setup, I had a script
> that cron ran every night at 2 am. worked like a charm. I added the
> --password-file=/etc/rsyncd.secrets argument to the script and it says
> "AUTH FAILED FOR MODULE XXX".  So I ran the command without that
> argument and it prompted me for a password. I gave the password that is
> in the secrets file and it proceeded. I can post the config files if it
> would help. 
> Secrets file is readable only by root
> I am on the client, connecting to the rsync server running in --daemon
> mode.

The "secrets file" and the --password-file have different
formats.  You cannot use the same file for both.

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