Can a rsync server use MySQL for authentication

Daniel Maher dma+rsynclist at
Thu Mar 13 09:58:43 GMT 2008

On Wed, 12 Mar 2008 17:58:53 -0800 Robert Fargher <fargher at>

>   What I'd like to know is if I can do the same thing with rsync?  
> Specifically, can I run rsync as a daemon that permits secure
> connections and encrypted transfers from remote users using the same
> MySQL database for authentication that I'm already using for ftp?

Sounds like a job for PAM.


Daniel Maher <dma AT>
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