rsync: a bit of confusion
StuartH at ecs-tech.com
Tue Dec 7 11:41:00 GMT 2004
> This is the first time I have setup rsync.conf like,
> max connections = 20
> syslog facility = local3
> read only = true
> hosts allow = 192.168.10.10
> comment = qmail-control
> path = /var/qmail/control
> read only = yes
> list = yes
> uid = root
> gid = root
> Then from 192.168.10.10, I tried,
> rsync -avz -e ssh root at 192.168.10.1:/var/qmail/control/* .
> and it worked. So far so good. But then again it worked from
> too and that too for other directories too. Even deleting the rsync.conf
> file had no effect. What is wrong here? Is this not the way to
> use rsync client?
Rsync on the *server* will not use the rsync.conf file unless you tell it to.
What is your rsync commands you used to start the rsync server?
You need to use '--config rsync.conf' for a start. :-)
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