rsyncd server daemon not allowing connections

Christoph Biedl cbiedl at
Mon Apr 25 16:09:30 GMT 2005

todd at wrote...

> I'm trying to run rsync in server mode and it appears to start normally,
> but it refuses all connections (refuses connection when I tried telnetting
> in on localhost 873!).

Did the daemon acutally start?
What does "netstat -ln | grep :873" tell?

> rsync --daemon --server --config-file=/etc/rsyncd.conf .

As a test: add --no-detach and watch whether the daemon dies.

> log file = /var/run/rsyncd.log

This file should contain some information.


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