chroot and pwd.db file not found ...
jw at pegasys.ws
Tue Jan 13 03:31:39 GMT 2004
On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 01:11:43PM -0500, Bill Moran wrote:
> This has been asked before, but my question is somewhat different.
> On FreeBSD, the message:
> rsyncd: /etc/pwd.db: No such file or directory
> is obviously caused by a chrooted rsyncd being unable to access /etc/pwd.db
> get at the password database to convert UIDs to names and back.
> Workorounds of putting /etc/pwd.db in the chrooted directory have been
> and that's one solution.
> However, my questions are these:
> 1) Does it hurt anything for rsyncd to not be able to resolve uids? It
> seem to affect the function of the system.
> 2) If it's not hurting anything, is there a way to stop these messages?
> Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
The messages are being generated by the library, not rsync.
I'd start by trying the --numeric-ids option.
J.W. Schultz Pegasystems Technologies
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