rsync output and log FORMAT escapes

Florian Feldhaus florian.feldhaus at
Tue Jan 14 13:51:56 MST 2014


thanks for the information. I would have expected it in the rsync manpage (that’s what I searched).

Regarding my second question, is there a way to only output the rsync summary to the log file and not to stdout? When I use --stats, the summary is written into the log file and on screen.


Am 14.01.2014 um 18:22 schrieb Kevin Korb <kmk at>:

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> The info is under "log format" in man rsyncd.conf
> On 01/14/2014 10:00 AM, Florian Feldhaus wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I’m currently evaluating the new possibilities of rsync 3.1.0 with
>> regards to customizing the output / log format. Unfortunately I
>> couldn’t find a complete list of FORMAT escapes. Could someone
>> point me to it?
>> More specific, I would like to include the statistics of the
>> --stats parameter only in the log file and not in the stdout. How
>> can I achieve this with --out-format and --log-file-format?
>> Cheers Florian
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