How to control rsync log?

Terry Dooher tdooher.lists at
Fri Feb 25 12:39:40 GMT 2005

If I specify this option on a 2.6.3 server config, will it still be effective 
even if the clients are 2.6.0 (or possibly 2.5.6, I'm still pestering them to 


Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 24, 2005 at 12:35:21PM -0700, xiaoqin_qiu at wrote:
>>Is there a way to let rsync server to have the ability to control if
>>it wants to log those directory changes or not, like "transfer
>>logging" does for files? 
> Add this line to your rsyncd.conf (in either the global-settings section
> or an individual module):
> max verbosity = 0
> (That setting is present in 2.6.3, but not documented.)  That will keep
> the verbose flag from getting set on the server even when the user
> chooses to specify -v for themselves.  As long as the user isn't sending
> files to the server, they shouldn't notice a difference in the output.
> When files are being sent to the server, that setting will prevent the
> generator from outputting about new directories and symlinks in 2.6.3
> (but 2.6.4 will handle this properly).
> ..wayne..

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