rsync asking for user authentication even with no "auth users"

Benjamin Jackson ben at
Tue Sep 13 00:21:46 GMT 2005

Hi all,

My rsync server was working fine and dandy with only the "hosts allow" 
method of authentication until my hosting company switched servers. Now 
after changing my config to reflect the new IP and running

rsync mydomain:myrepository/

from the server, rsync asks for authentication for my remote username. 
Even with this simple config:

log file = /var/log/rsyncd.log
pid file = /var/run/
lock file = /var/run/rsync.lock

   path = /path/to/myrepository
   comment = My Repository

it still asks for auth!! Any idea what might be up? Thanks much,

Ben Jackson
Diretor de Desenvolvimento

ben at

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