Bbartick at us.nomura.com
Mon Apr 10 19:23:06 GMT 2006
I downloaded the latest CVS version (rsync-HEAD-20060406-0751GMT.tar.gz at the time) and gave it a try. It seemed to intermittently work. Reading through this thread and your conversations with Julian Pace Ross, I believe I am having the same problem he is. I downloaded the new CVS build (rsync-HEAD-20060408-1643GMT.tar.gz) and that seemed to fix the problem I was having! Upon some further investigation, I found out how I could easily duplicate the problem. If the source machine I was rsyning from couldn't be resolved on the destination machine running rsyncd from inetd.conf, I wouldn't get any output in the log file. As soon as I added an entry in /etc/hosts, it would log again.
2006/04/10 15:05:40  name lookup failed for XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX: DNS temporary failure
2006/04/10 15:05:40  connect from UNKNOWN (XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX)
2006/04/10 15:05:40  rsync on ABC-upload from jsmith at unknown (XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX)
2006/04/10 15:05:40  sent 141 bytes received 117 bytes total size 36352
Hope this helps info helps.
From: Wayne Davison [mailto:wayned at samba.org]
Sent: Thursday, April 06, 2006 4:05 AM
To: Bartick, Brett
Cc: rsync at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: logging problems
On Wed, Apr 05, 2006 at 07:47:03PM -0400, Bartick, Brett wrote:
> When I run rsync in daemon mode invoked at a command prompt, it does
> log information in my configured log file (i.e. /var/log/rsyncd.log).
> But when I invoke it via inetd with an entry in inetd.conf, it does
> not log any information.
It does log, just not to the named log file (check your syslog). This
was discussed on the list recently in the context of a single-use daemon
over ssh, but the bug is the same. One patch is here:
You'll also find this is fixed in the latest CVS version (which is
available in the latest "nightly" tar file).
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