[Bug 9823] Permission denied as root when no read for other

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Mon Apr 22 08:34:40 MDT 2013


--- Comment #3 from Laurent G <list.4.gehlen at gmail.com> 2013-04-22 14:34:40 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #2)
> I recommend just using the mailing list for asking questions about using rsync.
> Abusing bugzilla for this is not very productive.
> Your problem is that you either didn't read the documentation thoroughly, or
> didn't understand it. From the rsyncd.conf manpage:
> uid    This parameter specifies the user name or  user  ID
>        that  file transfers to and from that module should
>        take place as when the daemon was run as  root.  In
>        combination  with  the  “gid” parameter this deter-
>        mines what  file  permissions  are  available.  The
>        default  is  uid  -2,  which  is  normally the user
>        “nobody”.
> So even though you started rsyncd as root, it uses "nobody" by default for
> access.

I just found the solution by myself when looking for something else. My
But you already replied! So thank you
I will directly close this case.

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