Permission denied when running from xinetd

Ron Yorston rmy at
Tue Nov 27 09:05:52 GMT 2007

Matt McCutchen <matt at> wrote:
>On Sun, 2007-11-25 at 17:37 -0500, freightcar at wrote:
>> When I run rsyncd from xinetd and try to rsync I will get permission
>> denied error:
>> rsync: chdir /home/test failed : Permission denied (13)
>That's very bizarre, since the daemon is ostensibly running as root and
>the permissions on /home/test clearly should allow the chdir.

Hmm.  Bizarre things happening when root and different behaviour when run
as a daemon versus from the command line.  Those are the sort of symptoms
one gets from SELinux denials.  Is SELinux enabled on this system?


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