Can't Start Rsync

Paul Slootman paul at
Tue Nov 21 13:37:21 GMT 2006

On Mon 20 Nov 2006, Ilya Vishnyakov wrote:

> I run |#rsync --daemon and get this in /var/log/messages|
> #skywalker rsyncd[5522]: unable to bind any inbound sockets on port 873
> #Nov 20 17:30:20 myserver rsyncd[5522]: rsync error: error in socket
> IO (code 10) at socket.c(482) [receiver=2.6.8]
> I run it on FreeBSD 6.1. Does anyone know what does the problem relate to?

The usual causes for socket binding failures are:
- the socket is already in use
- you're trying to bind to a reserved port (<1024) and you're not

Paul Slootman

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