Can no longer connect to rsync server since new router,
but sometimes it works?! (Solved!)
paul at mediamens.nl
Mon Feb 9 01:26:14 GMT 2009
I've found the problem. I had SoftX internet logger installed (but not enabled) which apparently screwed things up. After removing it, rsync works fine again!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rsync-bounces+paul=mediamens.nl at lists.samba.org
> [mailto:rsync-bounces+paul=mediamens.nl at lists.samba.org] On
> Behalf Of Paul Hamer
> Sent: Thursday, 05 February, 2009 11:23
> To: rsync at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Can no longer connect to rsync server since new
> router,but sometimes it works?!
> I've been searching the web for days for an answer to this
> weird problem. I hope you guys can shed some light on this.
> A few months ago our office has changed internet provider,
> and hence we use a different router/DSL-modem: a ZyXEL P-2602H-D1A
> Ever since the change our nightly rsync from our office
> server to our external webserver, which runs an rsync daemon,
> refuses to work... at least, MOST of the times... sometimes,
> like once or twice a month, it works fine ???
> Our setup:
> Office: Windows XP, cwRsync 3.0.1 (=rsync 3.0.5)
> Webserver: Linux, rsync 3.0.4 (running as a daemon)
> Used commandline on Windows XP machine:
> > rsync -arv -e "ssh -l root" --delete-after --force
> --files-from backup_system.list / backup at ourwebserver::office
> The Windows machine fails after 2 or 3 seconds saying:
> > rsync error: timeout in data send/receive (code 30) at
> io.c(200) [sender=3.0.5]
> On the Linux box I see the following:
> in /var/log/rsync.log:
> > 2009/02/05 11:14:05  connect from xxx.telfort.nl
> > 2009/02/05 11:14:05  rsync: connection unexpectedly
> closed (0 bytes received so far) [receiver]
> > 2009/02/05 11:14:05  rsync error: error in rsync
> protocol data stream (code 12) at io.c(632) [receiver=3.0.4]
> in /var/log/messages:
> > Feb 5 11:14:05 s4 sshd: Accepted
> keyboard-interactive/pam for root from 195.241.xx.xx port 29433 ssh2
> > Feb 5 11:14:05 s4 sshd: fatal: Write failed:
> Connection reset by peer
> Note that I'm using rsync over SSH. Doing an SSH to the linux
> server works perfectly, so I'd say the router/firewall is set
> up correctly. Also I've fiddled with just about any
> setting/parameter, but the error remains the same.
> Any thoughts as to why this does not work? Tanx a lot!
> Kinds regards,
> Paul Hamer
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