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

Wayne Davison wayned at
Tue Sep 13 01:05:37 GMT 2005

On Mon, Sep 12, 2005 at 09:21:46PM -0300, Benjamin Jackson wrote:
> rsync mydomain:myrepository/
> from the server, rsync asks for authentication for my remote username. 

Using a single-colon connects via a remote shell, so your remote-shell
is asking for a username, not rsync.  See the manpage for the difference
between remote-shell usage (:) and daemon usage (:: or rsync://).


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