restrict access for rsync

Paul Slootman paul at
Thu Apr 22 11:21:38 GMT 2004

On Thu 22 Apr 2004, hulo at wrote:
> i have network Every machine has installed rsync. How to wrapp 
> them(all machines), that only one of them ( should has access to 
> all of them. Is solution in /etc/hosts.allow, deny?

Do you have rsync running as a daemon, or are you using ssh?
If rsync is running as a daemon, put this at the top of the rsyncd.conf

hosts allow =

If you're using ssh, then it's more difficult, depending on whether ssh
connections are to be permitted between all systems or not.

Paul Slootman

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