Statistics about rsync "downloads" from server

Matt McCutchen matt at
Wed Feb 6 20:54:28 GMT 2008

On Wed, 2008-02-06 at 21:34 +0100, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> we're running an rsync on a server and would like to know how many
> people are downloading (sinchronizing) the files from server
> (something like a list with "timestamp, IP, exact request, bytes
> transferred"). What is the easiest way to do it?

If you're using an rsync daemon, just enable "transfer logging" in the
configuration file and look at the daemon's log file.  You can adjust
the format using the "log format" parameter.  See the rsyncd.conf(5) man
page for more information.


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