osx remote backup wrong permissions

Robert DuToit rdutoit at comcast.net
Sun Oct 31 18:01:28 MDT 2010

On Oct 31, 2010, at 5:12 PM, Wayne Davison wrote:

> On Sun, Oct 31, 2010 at 10:57 AM, Robert DuToit <rdutoit at comcast.net> wrote:
> Does the server (or other computer in this case) always need a root account established for this to work? I tried everything else and the owner always became that of the remote user.
> The user running the receiving rsync needs to be able to "chown" things (change a file's ownership).  Rsync only attempts to chown files if (1) the running user ID is 0 (typically "root") or (2) the --super option was used.  See the manpage for what --super affects.
> ..wayne..

Thanks Wayne,

That's pretty much what I was guessing from what had worked and not.


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