Statistics about rsync "downloads" from server

Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at
Wed Feb 6 22:24:15 GMT 2008

On Feb 6, 2008 9:54 PM, Matt McCutchen <matt at> wrote:
> 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.

Oh, thanks a lot. I have no idea why I was looking for the wrong
thing, while it should be obvious to look for logs. I need to figure
out the details, but I know what to do and where to look now.

Sorry for the noise and thanks again,

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