Server mode and rsyncd.conf
geychaner at mac.com
Wed Apr 13 17:09:00 MDT 2011
When rsync is used in remote-shell server mode, the documentation says:
"Rsync supports connecting to a host using a remote shell and then spawning a
single-use "daemon" server that expects to read its config file in the home
dir of the remote user."
I have been trying to make rsync read a config file (which I presume should be
named rsyncd.conf) in the home directory of the remote user like so:
path = /
read only = true
Presumably, this file would make the remote-shell transfers one way only (from
the remote end to the local end) by making the remote file system read-only.
But it doesn't work; it doesn't seem like rsync actually reads a config file
in the user's home directory.
Documentation error, or am I not understanding something?
Glenn Eychaner (geychaner at lco.cl)
Telescope Systems Programmer, Las Campanas Observatory
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