Suggestions for basic rsync configuration

Paul Slootman paul+rsync at
Thu Mar 20 14:55:41 GMT 2008

On Thu 20 Mar 2008, Peter Heiss wrote:
> I figured out the ssh error. Although I am still unable to connect to the
> remote host with the rsync daemon. Here is the error that I am getting
> again:

To clarify: you know that ssh is now not involved, right?

> # rsync -zav --progress root@<remote-server-ip>::realperson
> /random/file-or-directory
> rsync: failed to connect to <remote-server-ip>: Connection timed out (110)

A timeout would indicate a firewall problem, the rsync port (873) is
probably not allowed.

Paul Slootman

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