rsync: connection unexpectedly closed (0 bytes received so far)

Matt McCutchen matt at
Tue Mar 23 17:59:14 MDT 2010

On Tue, 2010-03-23 at 16:54 -0700, Bruce Korb wrote:
> I now have an strace output file.  It opens rsyncd.conf correctly
> and reads in all the data in one gulp.  I've trimmed the strace to start from
> there.  Notice that it tries to open the log file and fails because it
> isn't found.

That failure:

29833 open("/home/rsync-abbot/log.txt", O_WRONLY|O_CREAT|O_APPEND, 0666) = -1 ENOENT (No such file or directory)

Is the "rsync-abbot" a typo in your rsyncd.conf or a glitch in


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