RSYNC not finding rsyncd.conf

Wayne Davison wayned at
Fri Jun 24 20:07:25 GMT 2005

On Fri, Jun 24, 2005 at 02:19:13PM -0400, Tinsley, Scott S. (ManTech) CTR wrote:
> I cannot run this command successfully to access the "module" defined in the rsyncd.conf file.
> 	rsync --verbose --progress --stats --rsync-path=/var/tmp/ -e ssh tbcsap01:cluster_files

That's because you didn't tell it to access a module -- you told it to
access a file.  Use "::" for daemon syntax, as the manpage explains.
Only combine "::" with "-e ssh" if you want to spawn a single-use daemon
over ssh instead of connecting to an already-running daemon over a


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