Timeout, server not responding

Alexandros Papadopoulos apapadop at alumni.cmu.edu
Mon Jan 29 21:10:03 GMT 2007

On Sunday 28 January 2007 05:49, Peter Matulis wrote:
> I have several WinXP laptops which have been backing up to a FreeBSD 6.0
> server via rsync for a good while now. Now one laptop is giving me
> grief. I am running cwRsync and invoking a remote rsync daemon via a
> shell command:
> cmd /K "rsync.exe -avr --rsh=ssh --progress --stats --delete
> /cygdrive/d/"My Documents" user at server::user_data"
> I get this error locally:
> Quote:
> Timeout, server not responding

Increase verbosity (-vvvv) and show us what happens when the client XP machine 
tries to connect to the server.

Wait a minute, can one use ssh at the transport and still connect to an rsync 
daemon module?

Loose the --rsh=ssh or the double-colon destination and it should work.

> And on the server:
> Quote:
> 2007/01/24 11:46:18 [59320] connect from <FQDN> (
> 2007/01/24 11:46:18 [59320] rsync: connection unexpectedly closed (0
> bytes received so far) [receiver]
> 2007/01/24 11:46:18 [59320] rsync error: error in rsync protocol data
> stream (code 12) at io.c(462) [receiver=2.6.9]

Is there a VPN involved? Could this be a transport issue?


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