rsync and tunneling via ssh

Dan Pritts danno at
Thu Aug 26 16:01:28 GMT 2004

On Thu, Aug 26, 2004 at 05:48:42PM +0200, Jean-Gabriel Duquesnoy wrote:
> Hi Dan,
> thanks for your hint, i am now one step further, I get the following error now:
> Received disconnect from 2: fork failed: Resource temporarily
> unavailable

Have you verified that the rsync server works when you are already inside the firewall?

This looks like a problem on that side.

If you don't have some other reason to use the rsync server, you should
just use "plain" rsync for this.  

rsync -e ssh -av remotehost:/remote/path /local/path


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