question about why rsync log doesn't include remot ip or remote host

Wayne Davison wayned at
Thu Nov 24 08:57:55 MST 2011

On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 3:40 PM, Chris Adams <chris.a.adams at>wrote:

>  I would like to include the IP and/or hostname of the machine being
> backed up

Since you are initiating the transfer of a remote machine, you can put
whatever you like into your log string option as literal characters or an
$ENVVAR (which is substituted into literal characters by your shell).

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