FAQ: Moving files between two machines using rsync
raub at afn.org
Tue Feb 17 03:33:23 GMT 2004
At 21:01 +0000 2/16/04, Andrew Liles wrote:
>Although not an rsync expert, I think your problem is in the way you
>reference the remote machine.
>rsync will either work on a remote machine gaining access via a
>shell (which SSH recently became the default) or will use the rsync
>Firstly, your configuration steps so far have setup an rsync daemon
>so you should have specified the syntax to connect to the daemon.
>This is achieve with a double colon "::" as opposed to the normal
>Secondly, if you use the the rsync demon you must refer to a
>"module" which in your case is "tmp" which just happens to be the
>same as the directory name. The syntax for referring to a module
>does not include a leading slash.
>So I suggest you try the following - just 1 character different:
>rsync -vz \
> --password-file=/export/home/raub/nogo \
> /export/home/raub/sync-me \
> raub at katri::tmp
Thanks for the info on the missing character; at least now I
seem to be *almost* there:
raub at kushana-13>rsync -vz \
? --password-file=/export/home/raub/nogo \
? /export/home/raub/sync-me \
? raub at katri::tmp
NetBSD 1.6.1 (GENERIC) #0: Tue Apr 8 21:00:42 UTC 2003
Welcome to NetBSD!
@ERROR: auth failed on module tmp
rsync: connection unexpectedly closed (164 bytes read so far)
rsync error: error in rsync protocol data stream (code 12) at io.c(165)
raub at kushana-14>
I still feel clueless. Would you have another pointer for what I
should try next? Thanks!
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