rsyncd server daemon not allowing connections

Paul Slootman paul at
Mon Apr 25 16:11:57 GMT 2005

On Mon 25 Apr 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!).

How exactly do you start rsync then?

> I used the following command:
> rsync --daemon --server --config-file=/etc/rsyncd.conf .
> It responds normally: @RSYNC 28

Hopefully not like this... --config-file isn't a recognized option.

Paul Slootman

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