multiple daemons on the same port

Wayne Davison wayned at
Mon Aug 1 21:09:05 GMT 2005

On Fri, Jul 29, 2005 at 06:28:03PM -0700, Hari Krishna Dara wrote:
> I thought if a daemon is already running on the default port, I
> thought the additional ones started on the same port will result
> in an exit with error

It certainly works that way on all the Unix-like OSes I know.  The
error is output to the rsync log file:

Aug  1 11:11:11 dot rsyncd[111]: unable to bind any inbound sockets on port 873

You're talking about running the "rsync --daemon" command, right?


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