Essyug essyug at free.fr
Tue Sep 28 16:16:24 GMT 2004

> I just thought of something else that I should have thought of earlier:
> if you're using a chroot=yes setup for an rsync daemon, you must put the
> appropriate files into the chroot area for rsync to do any mapping of
> UIDs and GIDs (as explained in the man rsyncd.conf manpage).  For
> instance, create an etc subdir and put a (possibly stripped down) passwd
> and group file into it and see if that fixes the problem.  If so, you
> can add an "exclude = /etc" config item to that module so that users
> can't copy those files.

No, I'm not fond of chrooting (well, at least until every thing else is 

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