Permissions Question

Lakshminarayanan Radhakrishnan lradhakr at
Mon Jul 4 05:23:57 GMT 2005


Please refer the man page for rsyncd.conf file, which is present under /etc
U have to make  uid=0 and gid=0, in rsyncd.conf file. That will solve 
your problem.


Jeff Yana wrote:

> List-
> I have a permissions issue. Below is my script. I am attempting to 
> archive several data sets from our current production server (a Win2K 
> box) to our new server, a high performance Fibre Channel Linux-based 
> system.
> C:\bin\cwRsyncServer\bin\rsync.exe -avvi 
> --rsh="c:\bin\cwRsyncServer\bin\ssh.exe -l root" 
> --password-file=c:\bin\cwRsyncServer\etc\secret --progress --stats 
> /cygdrive/c/test/ jyana at
> Aside from the irritating warning that "not all data may have copied 
> over" - not sure why it woould give me this), my test files seem to 
> copy over just fine.
> My question is this: unless I chmod 777 on the target directory of the 
> remote host, rsync fails. I would prefer to have my perms set to 775, 
> with owners set to root:wheel, if possible. Currently, the ssh user I 
> am authenticating against is a member of the wheel group, so why am I 
> having this permissions problem (where rsync cannot write unless perms 
> are set to 777)?
> Thank you!
> jyana

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