rsync and cron : connection unexpectedly closed
mslucas at taos-it.nl
Thu Jun 2 14:21:32 GMT 2005
From: "Paul Slootman" <paul at debian.org>
Sent: Monday, May 30, 2005 6:02 PM
> On Mon 30 May 2005, Maurice Lucas wrote:
>> I use rsync with the following command
>> #/usr/bin/rsync -ta rsync.server.domain::dir/* /destination
> Note: it's always better to let rsync do wildcard expansion in such
> cases, and -a implies -t already; i.e. use:
> /usr/bin/rsync -a rsync.server.domain::dir/ /destination
>> from the command prompt without any problem but if I use the same rsync
>> command from cron I get the following error
>> daemon.warn: May 30 15:18:42 rsyncd: rsync: connection
>> closed (0 bytes received so far) [receiver]
>> daemon.warn: May 30 15:18:42 rsyncd: rsync error: error in rsync
>> protocol data stream (code 12) at io.c(420)
>> Could somebody tell me why.
> Try adding -v options (often -vv is enough) to show more details.
After a long time debugging with strace I'm ready to give it up.
I get the following in my logfiles
daemon.warn: Jun 2 16:15:22 rsyncd: rsync: connection unexpectedly
closed (0 bytes received so far) [receiver]
daemon.warn: Jun 2 16:15:22 rsyncd: rsync error: error in rsync
protocol data stream (code 12) at io.c(420)
But from cron also the following mail
opening tcp connection to rsync.uribl.com port 873
opening connection using --server --sender -vvlogDtpr . "uribl/*.rbldnsd"
receiving file list ...
sent 24432 bytes received 21793 bytes 13207.14 bytes/sec
total size is 5576507 speedup is 120.64
So it looks like he is just working as expected. But why the message in the
I have a strace of with and without invoking from cron and I don't see a
Could somebody tell me what the message in my logfile means?
With kind regards,
Met vriendelijke groet,
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