Rsync connection times out on very large --files-from

Eli eli-list at
Fri Mar 11 05:33:49 GMT 2005

I wrote: 
> I'm assuming this is just a standard 60 second tcp connection 
> timeout problem, but I see no way to implement keepalives or 
> anything on the connection to prevent it from dropping.  Any 
> ideas?  Is this really possible?

I missed the ability to set socket options at the daemon level in
rsyncd.conf.  Setting "socket options = SO_KEEPALIVE=1" in the daemon config
file fixes the timeouts (duh!) :)


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