rsync Reverse lookup error on Solaris 9
wayned at samba.org
Tue Aug 23 17:30:47 GMT 2005
On Thu, Aug 18, 2005 at 09:01:23AM -0500, Lozano, Marcus wrote:
> 2005/08/11 14:30:13  rsync denied on module log from unknown (0.0.0.0)
Are you using daemon-mode over rsh/ssh? If so, the only way rsync has
to discover the remote IP address is out of the environment. It tries
SSH_CONNECTION, SSH_CLIENT, and SSH2_CLIENT (all of which are, of
course, entirely insecure since they could be overridden by the user
prior to running rsync -- your remote shell is is the thing providing
the security in such a scenario, not rsync).
If you're using an rsync daemon via sockets, you should investigate why
client_sockaddr() isn't functioning properly.
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