CLUE:Fairly mysterious rsync problem.

John Van Essen vanes002 at
Mon Mar 14 23:01:59 GMT 2005

On Mon, 14 Mar 2005, Richard Reina <richard at> wrote:
> Thank you again for responding.  I have changed the
> permission on the directory and it's parent dir. of
> the receiving machine to 766.  I still get the same
> result.

You can't leave off the execute bit on directory permissions.
It enables file access for that directory.  With just 'r' and no
'x', you can see the names of the files in the directory but you
cannot access the files themselves.

So change the receiving directory mode to 777 and try it again.

If it still fails, then please include:

- Current listing of rsyncd.conf (you're obviously no longer
  using /tmp if you've been futzing with its permissions...)

- output of   ls -la   for the receiving directory

        John Van Essen  Univ of Minn. Alumnus  <vanes002 at>
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