FreeBSD Rsyncing

Jason King jking at
Thu Jun 23 17:26:44 GMT 2005

Wayne, thanks for the response. I had already modified the rsync.conf 
file with a uid and gid of backup. I can't use root because you can't 
ssh directly to FreeBSD as root, you have to su to it. I don't know what 
else to try, unless there is a way to use su in rsync. I setup backup as 
a user and put that username in the group that has ownership and read 
permissions of the folder I'm trying to rsync, and still I'm getting the 
permissions error.

Any other ideas?


Wayne Davison wrote:

>On Thu, Jun 23, 2005 at 09:17:18AM -0500, Jason King wrote:
>>"rsync -av /backup/folder/needed"
>>rsync: send_files failed to open "/bin/vuserinfo" (in vpopmail): 
>>Permission denied (13)
>The read permissions are determined by the user for the remote daemon,
>which is "nobody" by default.  Feel free to set whatever uid and gid you
>need, either in each module or globally in the rsyncd.conf file.

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