Reproducable failure with rsync, iptables and RHEL4

Wayne Davison wayned at
Sun Feb 4 23:58:41 GMT 2007

On Sun, Feb 04, 2007 at 10:45:28AM -0500, Timothy J. Massey wrote:
> Why is the rsync client's connection all of a sudden not being 
> recognized?  Is the client sending the packets differently, or is 
> iptables recognizing them differently?

Rsync just opens a socket and writes data to it (as well as reading from
it), so it sounds to me like this is something that is happening outside
of rsync's control.

Your investigative work seems very thorough -- have you run it by some
Linux kernel and/or iptables folks to see what they think?


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